What is a King George VI penny from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for KGVI penny coins from the UK, Great Britain,
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, dependancies, and British colonies from 1937 to 1952.
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1937 to 1952
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The King George VI era United
Kingdom penny obverse features the
bare head of George VI facing left.
The reverse shows Britannia seated
facing right, wearing a helmet, holding
a trident, hand resting on a shield, with
the words 'ONE PENNY' in the fields,
and date below. A lighthouse is in the
background to the left of Britannia.
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George VI became King after his brother,
King Edward VIII, abdicated in 1936.
George VI's reign oversaw the continued dismantling of the British Empire and it's transformation in to the Commonwealth.
1 penny = 1/12 of a shilling
= 1/240 of a pound
The first King George VI UK penny
was minted in 1937, and the last in 1951.
Dates not minted: 1941 to 1943, 1952
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