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Coin - Threepence, George V, Great Britain, 1911 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1525

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Threepence
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936) First coinage, sterling silver

British threepence coins produced in .925 fine (sterling) silver were current in Australia
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.419 g (Weight)

More information

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: working strikes
DateEra: 1911 AD
Denomination: Threepence
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: Within an open oak wreath the numeral 3 dividing the date 1911; above, crown.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM King George V, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4015 Pages

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