Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)
First coinage, Sterling Silver.
Sterling silver British coins of George V (struck 1911-1919) were current in Australia.
Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crowned lion to left head facing, standing on crown, the date, 1916, divided by the crown; around above, FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below, SIXPENCE
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.76 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 4014 Pages