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Australian Sixpence (6d) type


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The Sixpence (or Zac) was the only Australian pre decimal coin to have the same reverse in the entirety of its production life (1910 to 1963)

The only change over the years was the monarch on the obverse and the change in silver content in 1946

1910 Obv - Edward VII

1910_6dObv.jpg

 

Reverse

1910_6dRev.jpg

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1939 Obv - George VI type one (IND:IMP in legend) - coin has a bite as well

1939BittenSixpenceObv.jpg

 

1950 George VI type 2 (IND:IMP removed)

1950_6dObv.jpg

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Elizabeth - 2 types: with and without Defender of the Faith

 

1953 without F:D

1953_6dObv.jpg

 

1962 F:D added

1962_6dObv.jpg

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Now the fun part, a few errors

1956 Broadstrike Obv

1956broadstrike6dObv.jpg

 

1956 Broadstrike Rev

1956broadstrike6dRev.jpg

 

1962 Planchet Flaw

1962SixpenceLgeFlawRev.jpg

 

1962 Misstrike Obv

1962Offcentre6dObv.jpg

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Missed the 42 and 43 Sixpences produced at different Mints (san Francisco,Denver and Melbourne)

 

Reverse Melbourne

1942M_6dRev.jpg

 

Reverse San Francisco

1942S_6dRev.jpg

 

Reverse Denver

1942D_6dRev.jpg

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