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1 Crown - George VI Coronation

1 Crown - George VI (Coronation) -  obverse 1 Crown - George VI (Coronation) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1937-1938
Value 1 Crown = 5 Shillings (1/4)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 28.284 g
Diameter 38 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 34, Schön# 28
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Commemorative issue

Coronation of King George VI

Obverse

Portrait of King George IV facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.
HP

Translation: George VI by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Queen Victoria’s Diamond Crown

Lettering:
COMMONWEALTH:OF:AUSTRALIA
1938
• ONE CROWN •

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1937  1,008,000 18.92 40.55
1937  100 Proof
1938  101,600
1938  200 Proof

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