Mintage:UnknownMint:Melbourne MintMonarch:George VReverse Designer:W. H. J. BlakemoreObverse Designer:Sir E. B. MacKennelSize:17mmWeight:1.41gEdge:PlainComposition:92.5% Silver 7.5% Copper
threepence is a proof of record striking by the Melbourne
mint. Contrary to popular belief, no commercial proof threepence were produced that year
due to a lack of demand of the 1934 silver proofs
(Verheyen, T, V, 2009)
were however produced with intention to strike commercial proofs but none actually eventuated.
were eventually used to produce the 1935
strikes on normal circulation planchets.
Business strikes were also struck from these
leading to a number of semi
circulation coins with are indistinguishable from the genuine
should take extra care to observe the
strikes before committing to any purchases.
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