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1 Crown - George VI Coronation

1 Crown - George VI (Coronation) -  obverse1 Crown - George VI (Coronation) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Circulating commemorative coin
Years 1937-1938
Value 1 Crown = 5 Shillings (1/4)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 28.27 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Thickness 3 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References KM# 34,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 28
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

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 above date and value

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

Mint

Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)

Comments

0.841 oz ASW

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937  1,008,000 26.48 27.95 32.40 36.71 37.47 95% Circulation
1937  100 0.6% Proof
1938  101,600 59.15 118.72 136.15 10% Circulation
1938  250 0.6% Proof

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