The first set of coins bearing the image of King George VI are produced at the Royal Mint.
MINT GETS RUSH ORDER: FIRST SET GEORGE VI COINS First complete set of new coins puts Mint on its mettle. Rush to get new money ready for Coronation.
ENGLAND: London: Royal Mint:
Gen view of the Royal Mint. Long view Die Reducing room. Pan die being cut. Semi view die being cut pan to finished die. Long view coins down shute into bags. Semi view man inspecting coins. Long view finished coins. Semi view pan down finished coins. Semi CU English & Scottish shilling. (Scottish shilling on right). CU Crown. CU head of half crown.
Great Britain; Celebrations - Royal
Background: The first set of coins bearing the image of King George VI are produced at the Royal Mint.