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Coin type: Sixpence George VI (Second Design)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofSixpence Sub-types
Face value6 (x Penny)
Years produced1949 - 1952 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerThomas Humphrey Paget
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)19.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.8300
Obverse

Bare head of King George VI facing left; below neck in small letters, HP (for Thomas Humphrey Paget); around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX.

Obverse inscriptionGEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Reverse

Crowned royal cypher GR VI dividing the date; around above, FID DEF; around below, SIXPENCE.

Reverse inscriptionFID DEF [year] SIXPENCE
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Sixpence George VI (Second Design): Photos

Great Britain 1952 6 pence
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Great Britain 1952 6 pence
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List of 4 coins of type: Sixpence George VI (Second Design) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Sixpence 1949 41,355,515 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1950 32,759,468 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1951 40,419,491 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Sixpence 1952 1,013,477 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
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