Proof 6 Pence, Issued by, British West Africa, 1938
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D.G. BRITT. OMN. REX F.D. IND. IMP., the artist's initials, PM, in relief below neck truncation
At centre within an oak wreath tied with a ribbon in two lines, 6 / PENCE; around, BRITISH WEST AFRICA 1938
First issue of this denomination in the name of King George VI
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
19.4 mm (Outside Diameter), 3.495 g (Weight)
KM#22 Vice 108A
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2009. 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000.
[Book] Vice, David. 1983. The Coinage of British West Africa & St. Helena 1684 - 1958.