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Coin - 3 Pence, Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1959 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 8931

Summary:
3 Pence, Issued by Guernsey, 1959
Minted by Royal, London
Statement Of Significance:
The 3 pence denomination was introduced in 1956, it was worth 24 doubles
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr John Sharples - Museum Victoria, 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.72 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, hi
Themes this item is part of: 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: Great Britain - Guernsey
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1959 AD
Denomination: 3 Pence
Obverse Description: A copy of the seal of the Baliwick of Guernsey granted by Edward I, a shield with three lions; around, S'BALLIVIE INSVLE DE GERNEREVE
Reverse Description: A Guernsey cow standing facing right; below, 1959; around above, GUERNSEY; around below, THREE PENCE; artist's initials, P.V., at right above the ground line
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Scalloped
Material: Copper-Nickel
Issued By: States of Guernsey, Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1959
Mint: Royal Mint, London, 1959
Artist: Mr Paul Vincze
References: KM#18
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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