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Proof Coin - 1/12 Shilling, Jersey, Channel Islands, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13771

Summary:
Proof 1/12 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1937
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.437 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, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Jersey
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: 1/12 Shilling
Obverse Description: Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D.G. BRITT. OMN. REX F.D. IND. IMP:; the artist's initials, PM, below neck
Reverse Description: Plain shield charged with three lions, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another) dividing the date 1937; around above, STATES OF JERSEY; around below, ONE TWELFTH OF A SHILLING; artist's initials, KG, divided at base of shield
Edge Description: plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Jersey, 1937
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1931
References: Pridmore 25A
KM#18
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1965, 43 - 59 Pages
  2. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 424 - 428 Pages
  3. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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