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Proof Coin - Sixpence, George V, Great Britain, 1928 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1517

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)

Debased silver (.500 fine) Fourth coinage, six acorn reverse
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.820 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: great britain, 1928, value, 111
Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof
DateEra: 1928 AD
Denomination: Sixpence
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Reverse Description: Three sprigs of oak intertwined ending with six acorns; around above, SIXPENCE; around below, A 1928 D
Edge Description: milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George V, England, Great Britain, 1928
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1928
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, England, Great Britain
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Sons Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4040 Pages

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