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½ Cent - George V

Features

Country Ceylon
(Sri Lanka)
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1912-1926
Value 1/2 Cent (0.005)
Currency Rupee (1871-1972)
Composition Copper
Weight 2.3 g
Diameter 18 mm
Thickness 1.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 106
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned bust facing left

Lettering:
GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA
.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Denomination outside circle, palm tree and Sinhalese and Tamil lettering within

Lettering:
CEYLON · HALF · CENT
1/2 සතය சதம்
· 1926 ·

Translation: 1/2 [of] One Cent

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1912  5,008,000 2.47 26%
1912  1.2% Proof
1914  2,000,000 2.36 13%
1914  0.9% Proof
1917  2,000,000 11%
1917  0.9% Proof
1926  5,000,000 2.16 2.37 2.70 65%
1926  5% Proof

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