½ Sovereign - George V
|King||George V (1910-1936)|
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1/2 Sovereign = 10 Shillings (1/2)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (1158-1970)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around.
Lettering: GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India
St George slaying the dragon right, date in exergue.
The standard weight of a half sovereign was 80/623 troy ounce (61.6 grains). The pure gold content was 56 312/623 grains (3.6612 g).
For issues with mintmark below horse's right rear hoof, see Australia or South Africa (M = Melbourne mint, P = Perth mint, S = Sydney mint, SA = Pretoria mint).
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