The 1940 Australian sixpence obverse features the bare head of King George VI facing left, with the legend:
‘GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.’.
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.