1949 Australia Threepence - King George VI

1949 - King George VI
Three pence
Approx. Grade:
Purchased as aUNC
Price : $14.50

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.

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