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Coin - 1/3 Farthing, Malta, 1913 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14137

Summary:
1/3 Farthing, Issued by Malta, 1913
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 0.927 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
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, The Royal Mint, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malta
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1913 AD
Denomination: 1/3 Farthing
Obverse Description: Bare head of the king facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:; the artist's initials BM on neck truncation
Reverse Description: Within an oak wreath and below the Imperial crown, ONE THIRD / FARTHING / 1913
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Malta, 1913
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1913
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal, Great Britain, 1911
Person Depicted: HM King George V, Great Britain, 1913
References: Pridmore 15
KM#823 (under Great Britain)
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 960 Pages

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