George VI, Penny, 1938, Uncirculated

George VI, or Albert as he was born had to change his name when he unexpectedly became king in 1937 following the abdication of his older brother Edward VIII. It was Queen Victoria’s dying wish that no future king be named after her husband, Albert. So “Bertie” became George VI, famous for his stammer, he was a strong and stable king during the challenging War period. The Pennies on offer are Uncirculated.
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