½ Crown - George V 1st type

Features

Issuer United Kingdom (United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies)
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1911-1919
Value ½ Crown (⅛)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32.3 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 December 1969
Number
N#
3156
References KM# 818.1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Sp# 4011
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains

Engraver: Edgar Bertram MacKennal Read more on Wikipedia

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

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ·
HALF · 19 11 · CROWN
HONI SOIT· QVI MAL· Y PENSE·

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

Engraver: George William de Saulles Read more on Wikipedia

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

½ Crown - George V (1st type) -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

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
1911  2 914 500 $ 18 $ 18 $ 260 9%
1911  6 000 $ 440 0.9% Proof
1912  4 700 700 $ 15 $ 24 11%
1913  4 090 100 $ 22 $ 22 $ 22 11%
1914  18 333 000 $ 12 $ 12 $ 15 $ 27 $ 40 $ 400 25%
1915  32 433 000 $ 8.10 $ 15 $ 19 $ 27 $ 190 39%
1916  29 530 000 $ 9.80 $ 12 $ 12 $ 24 $ 43 $ 120 36%
1917  11 172 000 $ 12 $ 15 $ 16 $ 43 15%
1918  29 079 500 $ 9.70 $ 9.80 $ 14 $ 16 $ 34 $ 310 31%
1919  10 266 700 $ 19 $ 31 $ 31 $ 130 16%

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Past sales

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Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232339
Lot 64270
Internet Archive
Sep 21, 2023 1911 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 169.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232225
Lot 64510
Internet Archive
Jun 16, 2022 1911 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 432.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232133
Lot 63455
Internet Archive
Aug 18, 2021 1911 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 360.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231920
Lot 63267
Internet Archive
May 16, 2019 1911 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
2024 January 16 - 18 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3114
Lot 33668
Internet Archive
Jan 16, 2024 1911 – Proof UNC
The lot includes several items.
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232309
Lot 61381
Internet Archive
Feb 23, 2023 1911 – Proof UNC
(NGC PR65)
USD 312.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232252
Lot 65665
Internet Archive
Dec 22, 2022 1911 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR67)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232222
Lot 61566
Internet Archive
May 26, 2022 1911 – Proof UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 31976
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1911 – Proof UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - George V (1st type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232206
Lot 62542
Internet Archive
Feb 3, 2022 1911 – Proof UNC
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