2 Shillings - George V

Features

Issuer British West Africa
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1920-1936
Value 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound (1907-1968)
Composition Tin-brass (79% Copper, 20% Zinc, 1% Tin)
Weight 11.3 g
Diameter 28.5 mm
Thickness 2.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15701
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 13b
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 bust of George V facing left.

Script: Latin

Lettering: · GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Palm tree divides date in circular frame.
NOTE: Mintmark (if present) at base of tree

Script: Latin

Lettering:
BRITISH WEST AFRICA
. 19 36 .
KN
TWO SHILLINGS

Edge

Reeded

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1850-1889)
KN Kings Norton Metal Company, Birmingham, United Kingdom (1890-1962)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1920 KN 15 856 000 37%
1920 KN 0.6% Proof
1922  10 000 000 22%
1922 KN 5 500 000 1.9%
1922 KN 0% Proof
1923 H 12 696 000 17%
1924  1 500 000 8%
1925  3 700 000 13%
1926  11 500 000 20%
1927  11 100 000 9%
1927  0% Proof
1928  7 900 000 3%
1928  0% Proof
1936  32 939 000 15%
1936  0.6% Proof
1936 H 8 703 000 6%
1936 KN 8 794 000 6%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Shillings - George VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Shillings - George VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Shillings - George VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Shillings - George V
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232119
Lot 62315
Internet Archive
May 12, 2021 1936 KN UNC USD 204.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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