2 Shillings - George VI

2 Shillings - George VI -  obverse2 Shillings - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1947
Value 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 13531
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 28
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned head to left PM (= Percy Metcalfe) in relief below and in a circle the inscription.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA. REX. ET IND. IMP.
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Two heraldic lions lookin left, in a circle the inscription.

Lettering:
TWO CYPRUS SHILLINGS
* 1947 *

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 (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  720 000 $ 7.87 $ 7.87 100%
1947  1.4% Proof

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