Proof 3 Pence, Issued by, Guernsey, 1959
Minted by Royal Mint, London

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



The 3 pence denomination was introduced in 1956, it was worth 24 doubles; this, the second issue, was struck on thicker flans.

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