Sixpence

Collection Type

  • Currency

Date

1922

GUSN

GUSN-222632

Description

1922 British sixpence. It is a first design under King George V. On the obverse is the head of George V and a motto around his head on the outer edge of the coin. On the reverse side is a lion on top of a crown that is seperateing the date in half.

Details

Descriptive Terms

sixpence
silver (metal)
Coin

Inscription

"GEORGIVS V DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX
GEORGIVS V DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX
"GEORGIVS V DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX"
"FID DEF IND IMP / SIX PENCE"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

12/16 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2688.6