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Edward VIII trial nickel-brass threepence, 1936

Museum number

RMM 44

Country

United Kingdom

Ruler

Edward VIII (1936)

Object name

coin

trial

Denomination

threepence

Date

1936

Design

position:

obverse

summary:

inscription:

MODEL

position:

reverse

summary:

two interlaced triangles

inscription:

ROYAL MINT

~TRIAL DIE~

1936

Designer

obverse:

reverse:

Mint

Tower Hill

Material

nickel-brass

Dimensions

edge:

plain

weight:

6.41 g

die axis:

360

Acquisition

Buckland Dix & Wood auction 8 June 1993 Lot 186

Acquisition date

Archive reference

Specimen reference

Standard reference

Giordano T23.1

General comments

Although struck shortly after the Abdication, RMM 44 has been included under Edward VIII to continue the story of the development of the nickel-brass threepence.