Silver coin; Denomination: Threepence
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936) Fourth coinage, modified head, .500 fine silver

Threepence coins produced in .500 fine silver were not current in Australia. The three acorn reverse was introduced in 1927 on the circulating threepence, the Maundy coins continued the traditional numeral 3 reverse.

Obverse Description

Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:

Reverse Description

Three sprigs of oak intertwined ending with three acorns; around above, THREEPENCE; around below, 1928

Edge Description


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