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1936 Silver Sixpence British | British Silver Sixpence 1936

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1936 Silver Sixpence British | British Silver Sixpence 1936

1936 George V British Silver Sixpence Coine 1936

Type 4: 1928 /1936 New Oak Sprig Reverse also on the 1927 Proof

A new design with a lion surmounting a crown was issued. The silver content was reduced from 92.5% to 50% in 1920. Telling the difference comes from experience, as the hardness of the metal changed making the strike look slightly different.

Obverse : Head left, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX around. The head was modified during 1926. 

Reverse : Lion on crown, dividing the date, FID DEF IND IMP above, SIX PENCE below.

The sixpence (6d;), sometimes known as a tanner or sixpenny bit, was a coin worth one-fortieth of a pound sterling, or six pence. It was first minted in the reign of Edward VI and circulated until 1980. Following decimalisation in 1971 it had a value of 2 1⁄2 new pence. The coin was made from silver from its introduction in 1551 to 1947, and thereafter in cupronickel. 

1936 Silver Sixpence British | British Silver Sixpence 1936 Sixpence  
Coin Type: Sixpence Country: British
Alloy: Silver Year: 1936
Diameter: 19mm Weight: 2.8g
Mint: London Mint Number Minted: 7.039.424

Date SoldDescriptionSoldbySellprice
2016 March1936 George V British Silver Sixpence CoinBritish-coin-price-guide.homelinux.c£20 UNC
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