Coins and Australia - Sixpence 1951 - Australian pre-decimal coins price guide and values

Sixpence 1951 - Australian Coins Price Guide and Values

Sixpence 1951 - Australian coin
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Sixpence 1951 value

The value of a Sixpence 1951 australian coin depends on several factors such as quality and wear, supply and demand, rarity, finish and more. You can also find the price guide and value of Specimen and Proof pre-decimal coins.

The melt and minimum value of a Sixpence 1951 is $1.73.


Variety G-4 VG-8 F-12 VF-20 EF-40 AU-50
1951 - PL --$1.55$1.70$2.30$4.20
1951 --$1.55$1.90$2.70$10.30
Variety MS-60 MS-62 MS-63 MS-64 MS-65 MS-66 MS-67
1951 - PL $8.10$27.90$47.10$53.60$115--
1951 $29.80$56.20$69.70$89.20$186--

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PL is visible above the date. The PL mintmark is an abbreviation of the Latin term Pecunia Londinii which translates as Money of London. An alternate Latin phrase, Percussa Londinio, which translates as Struck at London, is also acceptable.

Threepence 1951 - PL - London Mint Pre-decimal coin

Errors and varieties from the community


  • Sixpence 1951 : 13,750,000
  • Sixpence 1951 - PL : 20,024,000

Specifications - Sixpence 1951

  • Mint: Melbourne
  • Alloy: 50% silver, 40% copper, 5% zinc and 5% nickel
  • Weight: 2.82g
  • Diameter : 19mm
  • Engraver: Obverse: Thomas H. Paget, Reverse: W. H. J. Blakemore

Last update : Tuesday, November 14, 2023

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