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Threepence

1910 - 64

The threepence series was first issued in 1910 at the beginning of Australian coinage. During its period of circulation four monarchs were featured on the obverse - Edward VII (1910), George V (1911 - 1936), George VI (1937 - 52), and Elizabeth II (1953 - 1964). Two reverse designs were utilised, the first was W.H.J. Blackmore's interpretation of the Australian Coat of Arms. This first design was used until 1937 when it was changed to Kruger Gray's wheat stalk obverse. The threepence series concluded in 1964 when decimal currency was introduced in Australia.

The heads side of the coinThe tails side of the coinCurrency in equivalent units of base 10

Edward VII1910George V1911 - 36George VI1937 - 52Elizabeth II1953 - 64
  MintageF12VF20XF40AU50AU55AU58MS62MS63MS64MS65MS66Edward VII1910 2,032,034*           George V1911 8,000,000*           George V1912 2,400,000           George V1914 1,600,000           George V1915 800,000           George V1916-M 1,913,500           George V1917-M 3,808,500           George V1918-M 3,119,500           George V1919-M 3,201,500           George V1920-M 4,196,000           George V1921-M 7,378,073           George V1921 5,531,000           George V1922 Incl. in above           George V1922/21 Overdate5,531,000*           George V1923 815,283           George V1924 2,014,044           George V1925 4,347,585           George V1926 6,158,000           George V1927 6,720,000           George V1928 5,008,000           George V1934 1,616,000           George V1934/3 OverdateIncl. in above           George V1935 2,800,000           George V1936 5,360,000           George VI1938 4,560,000           George VI1939 3,856,000           George VI1940 3,840,000           George VI1941 7,584,000           George VI1942 528,000           George VI1942-S 8,000,000           George VI1942-D 16,000,000           George VI1943 24,912,000           George VI1943-S 8,000,000           George VI1943-D 16,000,000           George VI1944-S 32,000,000           George VI1947 4,176,000           George VI1948 26,208,000           George VI1949 26,400,000           George VI1950 35,456,000           George VI1951 15,856,000           George VI1951-PL 40,000,000           George VI1952 21,560,000           Elizabeth II1953 7,664,000           Elizabeth II1954 2,672,000           Elizabeth II1955 27,088,000           Elizabeth II1956 14,088,000           Elizabeth II1957 26,704,000           Elizabeth II1958 11,248,000           Elizabeth II1959 19,888,000           Elizabeth II1960 19,600,000           Elizabeth II1961 33,840,000           Elizabeth II1962 15,968,000           Elizabeth II1963 44,016,000           Elizabeth II1964 20,320,000             MintagePR60PR61PR62PR63PR64PR65George V1911 Matte Proof2      George V1924 ProofUnknown      George V1925 ProofUnknown      George V1926 ProofUnknown      George V1927 ProofUnknown      George V1928 Proof3 Known      George V1934 Proof50      George V1936 ProofUnknown      George VI1937 Pattern7 Known      George VI1937 Uniface Pattern15 Known      George VI1938 Proof100      George VI1939 ProofUnknown      George VI1949 ProofUnknown      George VI1951-PL ProofUnknown      George VI1952 ProofUnknown      Elizabeth II1953 Proof12      Elizabeth II1955 Proof311      Elizabeth II1956 Proof1,007      Elizabeth II1957 Proof1,256      Elizabeth II1958 Proof1,506      Elizabeth II1959 Proof1,506      Elizabeth II1960 Proof1,509      Elizabeth II1961 Proof1,506      Elizabeth II1962 Proof2,016      Elizabeth II1963 Proof5,042        MintageEdward VII1910 Specimen28George V1911 SpecimenUnknownGeorge V1916-M Specimen60George V1917-M SpecimenUnknownGeorge V1918-M Pattern2 KnownGeorge V1918-M SpecimenUnknownGeorge V1919-M Specimen2 KnownGeorge V1920-M SpecimenUnknownGeorge V1921-M SpecimenUnknownGeorge V1922 SpecimenUnknownGeorge V1935 SpecimenUnknownGeorge VI1947 SpecimenUnknownElizabeth II1955 Specimen733Elizabeth II1956 Specimen504Values are in AUD and are retail price estimations based on past sales of coins certified by PCGS or NGC and as such values only related to such graded coins. Uncertified coins or coins graded by other services would likely be worth significantly less. For wholesale pricing please refer to the Red Sheet. While all attempts to ensure accurate pricing, data entry errors can occur and as such no warranty is expressed or implied as to the accuracy of any information published on this website. It is important to verify all published sales to ensure the accuracy of the pricing when making any purchase decision. Any personal information provided to us is protected by the Privacy Act 1988.