Proof 6 Pence, Issued by, British West Africa, 1924
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Struck in brass
Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:; artist's initials BM on bust truncation
Within an oak wreath tied with ribbon in two lines, 6 PENCE; around, BRITISH WEST AFRICA 1924
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.837 g (Weight)
KM#11b Vice 98
[Book] Vice, David. 1983. The Coinage of British West Africa & St. Helena 1684 - 1958.
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.