2 Shillings - George VI (1938 - 1947)

obverse of 2 Shillings - George VI (1938 - 1947) coin with KM# 24 from British West Africa. Inscription: :GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP
reverse of 2 Shillings - George VI (1938 - 1947) coin with KM# 24 from British West Africa. Inscription: BRITISH WEST AFRICA . 19 38 . H TWO SHILLINGS

Features

Denomination 2 Shillings
Catalog Number KM# 24
Weight (g) 11.37
Diameter (mm) 28.51
Thickness (mm) 2.5
Shape: Round
Composition: Nickel-Brass
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Percy Metcalfe
Lettering:
:GEORGIVS VI D · G · BRITT · OMN · REX F · D · IND · IMP

Description:
King George VI facing left.

Reverse

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
. 19 38 .
H
TWO SHILLINGS


Description:
Palm tree divides date, denomination below.
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1938 H 32,000,000 Common
1938 KN 27,852,000 Common
1939 H 5,750,000 Common
1939 KN 6,250,000 Common
1939 KN Proof Rare
1942 KN 10,000,000 Common
1946 H 10,500,000 Common
1946 KN 4,800,000 Not Common
1947 H 5,055,000 Not Common
1947 KN 4,200,000 Not Common

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