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Proof Coin - 3 Pence, Southern Rhodesia, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14514

Summary:
Proof 3 Pence, Issued by Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1937
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.408 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: 3 Pence
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR; artist's initials, PM, below neck truncation
Reverse Description: Three spearheads dividing the date 1937; above, 3d; around, SOUTHERN RHODESIA; artist's initials, KG between bases of spears
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1937
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1932
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#9
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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