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½ Crown - George V

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Country New Zealand
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1933-1935
Value 1/2 Crown = 2 Shillings 6 Pence (1/8 NZP)
Currency Pound (1840-1967)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 5
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned bust of King George V left, legend around.

Lettering: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR

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

Crowned shield from New Zealand coat of arms within Māori ornamental design, legend around, date below.

Lettering:
NEW·ZEALAND HALF·CROWN
·1933·

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Reeded

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1933  2,000,000 9.90 16.07 16.07 53%
1933  20 0.4% Proof
1934  2,720,000 6.85 16.56 16.56 56%
1934  20 0.2% Proof
1935  612,000 16.37 23%
1935  364 1.3% Proof

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