The 1940 wine stopper features a coin on each side. One side displays a head, and the other the tail.
Bot2.2cm face, length 11cm, width 3cm
The stopper is made from zinc alloy. 1940 Vintage sixpences
The 1940 sixpence features minted in UK London
King George VI facing left, with the surrounding legend: GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX
The reverse shows George VI's royal cypher (monogram, or initials), with the date divided to either side, and the royal crown above.
The legend 'FID-DEF-IND-IMP' runs around the top, with the word 'SIXPENCE' below.