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1912 George V British Silver Half Crown

Obverse

Reverse

Item Notes

General

Type:  George V British Silver Half Crown 
Origin:  Great Britain  Cat. Num.:  KM# 818.1 
Era / Ruler:  George V  Face Value:  1/2 Crown 
Issued from:  1911  Issued until:  1919 
Alignment:  Medal !!   Desgr. / Engr.:  B. McKennal, G. DeSaulles 
Obverse:  George V head left 
Reverse:  Crowned and quartered shield with Garter band 
Edge:  Reeded 

Issue

Year: 1912
Mint: The Royal Mint
Mintage: 4,701,000
Scarcity:
20/100
 
Valuation:
50/100
 
Notes:
Grades & Prices available: ?
-> (F+) Sold
-> (VF) Sold
 

Specifications

Composition: Silver
Fineness: 0.9250
Weight(g): 14.1380g
Weight(Oz): 0.45 Oz
Net Content: 0.42 Oz (13.08g)
Bullion Value: $6.23
Diameter: 32.00mm
Thickness:

Description

The half crown was a denomination of British money worth two shillings and sixpence, being one-eighth of a pound. The half crown was first issued in 1549, in the reign of Edward VI. No half crowns were issued in the reign of Mary, but from the reign of Elizabeth I half crowns were issued in every reign except Edward VIII, until the coins were discontinued in 1967. The half crown was demonetised (ahead of other pre-decimal coins) on 1 January 1970, the year before the United Kingdom adopted decimal currency on Decimal Day.

Value Range ?

Year Mintage G F VF EF AU UNC BU PROOF
1912 4,701,000 $7.50 $14.00 $27 $70 $130 $230

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