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½ Crown - Edward VII

½ Crown - Edward VII -  obverse½ Crown - Edward VII -  reverse

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Features

Country United Kingdom
King Edward VII (1901-1910)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1902-1910
Value 1/2 Crown = 2 Shillings 6 Pence (1/8)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32.3 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 12-31-1969
References KM# 802,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Sp# 3980
  • Emma Howard (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Pre-Decimal Issues (55th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667536.
  • Geoff Kitchen (editor); 2020. Coins of England & the United Kingdom: Decimal Issues (6th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom. ISBN 9781912667215.

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King Edward VII right, legend around.

Lettering:
EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
DES ·

Translation: Edward the Seventh by the Grace of God King of all the Britains

Engraver: George William de Saulles

George William de Saulles was a British medallist. He authored and designed the obverse of coins from the United Kingdom and its colonies under Queen Victoria and Edward VII of the United Kingdom

Reverse

Crowned quartered shield of arms within Garter, legend around, divided date below.

Lettering:
FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
· HALF · 19 02 · CROWN ·
HONI SOIT · QUI MAL Y PENSE ·

Translation:
Defender of the Faith Emperor of India
Shame on he who thinks evil of it

Engraver: George William de Saulles

George William de Saulles was a British medallist. He authored and designed the obverse of coins from the United Kingdom and its colonies under Queen Victoria and Edward VII of the United Kingdom

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 5/11 troy ounce (218.2 grains).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1902  1,316,000 23.79 23.54 27%
1902  15,100 2% Matte Proof
1903  274,800 7%
1904  709,600 36.89 10%
1905  166,000 4%
1906  2,886,200 26.51 19.98 25%
1907  3,693,900 20.30 19.98 37%
1908  1,758,800 17.65 17%
1909  3,051,500 13.47 19.32 26%
1910  2,557,600 11.73 14.12 21%

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