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1949 Australia Threepence - King George VI
A very attractive coin in great condition.
Fantastic for a start up collector or an album filler.
Small but beautiful.
There were in total 6 varites of Three Penny coins minted between 1911 and 1966 when decimalisation occured.
Mints: M – Melbourne L - London USA - United States of America
Mint Marks: M – Melbourne D – Denver S - San Francisco
1949-1952 All three pence coins in this period were as follows.
Diameter 16 mm
Weight 1.41 grams
Edge – Plain Composition:50% silver, 40% copper, 5% zinc , 5% nickel
Obverse:Has a portrait of King George VI by Thomas H. Paget
Reverse:From 1910 to 1936 the Australian coat of arms by W.H.J. Blakemore was on the reverse. From 1938 to 1964 a sheaf of wheat by George Kruger Gray.