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1938 British Penny King George VI -1938 One Penny


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Great Britain - 1938 - One Penny - King George VI - Bronze Coin

 

Obverse Bare Head, George VI facing left GEORGIVS VI DG BR OMN REX FD IND IMP

Reverse: The reverse features Britannia, seated  left, holding a trident. The legend reads:- ONE PENNY 1938

King George VI reigned from 1936-1952. He became King, after King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry Mrs Simpson. King Edward VIII was crowned on January 20, 1936, and his abdication was on December 11, 1936.





1938 British Penny King George VI -1938 One Penny Penny  
     
Coin Type: Penny Country: British
Alloy: Bronze Year: 1938
Diameter: 30.80mm Weight: 9.4500g
Mint: The Royal Mint Number Minted: 121,560,000


 
 
 
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