The 1944 threepence obverse features the bare head of King George VI facing left, with the surrounding legend:
‘GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.’
The reverse shows a sheaf of wheat with three stems tied in a ribbon. The date and the words ‘THREE PENCE’ are split to either side of the stems followed by the mint mark ‘S’ for San Francisco. Above the design is the word ‘AUSTRALIA’.