Grading and value


VG = Very good, F = Fine, VF = Very fine, EF = Extremely fine = aUnc = Almost uncirculated, Unc = Uncirculated

1912 Australia Sixpence

The 1912 Australian sixpence obverse features the robed and crowned bust of King George V facing left, with the legend:

‘GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:’ and a dot below.

The reverse shows the word ‘SIXPENCE’ and the Australian Coat of Arms. A kangaroo and an emu hold a shield, with a star above.

¬†Below is a scroll with the words ‘ADVANCE AUSTRALIA’, then the date underneath.


Collection located in Adelaide, South Australia


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Why it's rare

Australian Sixpence 1912

Minted at only 1,600,000 examples at the London Mint, this coin is considered scarce.