1/12 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1949
Commemorating the liberation from German occupation in 1945
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the King facing left; around, + GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF:

Reverse Description

Plain shield charged with three lions, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another); around above, ISLAND OF JERSEY; around below in two lines, ONE TWELFTH OF A SHILLING / LIBERATED 1945

Edge Description



Coins of this type were struck between 1949 and 1952, and with the obverse of Elizabeth II in 1954 to commemorate the liberation of Jersey on 8 May 1945 from German occupation during World War II.

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