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Thursday, June 10, 2010

King George VI 1939 1/2 pice coin



King George VI in May 1937 and the first coin of India with his effigy was minted in 1938.The king is without a beard.It is a bronze coin of King George VI series all the inscriptions are in english.It is a Bronze coin of 1939.Due to out break of 2nd world war was during his rule, cost of all metals used in coins such as gold, silver and copper increased very much even metallic cover was used from spent bullets and shells of 2nd world war to mint some coins so the size of coins reduced and to save the copper, coins were issued with a hole

4 comments:

  1. wow! all these coins are so great!

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  2. I have this type of coin....
    I want to sell it if anyone is interested then contact me at 7350201212

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