Information about legend: + GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF:

+ GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: (1949 - 1952)
Legend+ GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF:
Full textGEORGIVS VI DEI GRATIA BRITANNIARUM OMNIUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
Translation

Translated from Latin: George the Sixth, by the Grace of God, King of all the Britains, Defender of the Faith.

This legend was displayed on British colonial coinage near the end of George VI's reign, when the reference to his being "Emperor of India" had to be dropped due to the Independence of India.

The cross was used on Medieval English coins to assist in reading the (somewhat cryptic at the time) legends by showing where the legend starts. Later, some other symbols were also used in its place serving also the role of mint marks.

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Legend: Details
Year From1949
Year To1952
PersonKing George VI of the United Kingdom
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