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1939 Half Crown British | British Half Crown 1939

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1939 Half Crown British | British Half Crown 1939


George VI born Albert Fredrick Arthur George in 1895 was never expected to become King. After the abdication of his brother Edward VIII he became King George VI. During 1937–1952 George VI Silver Half crowns were issued until 1946

The obverse was designed by Thomas Humphrey Paget. In keeping with tradition George's portrait faces to the left, in the opposite direction to his predecessor. George's portrait depicts his bare headed with no Crown or Laureate (A Crown of leafs).

The reverse design was by George Kruger Gray. The reverse device is a shield with the Royal Arms on it with a Crown to its left and right both of which have interlocking G,s underneath them.

1939 Half Crown British | British Half Crown 1939 Half Crown  
Coin Type: Half Crown Country: British
Alloy: Silver Year: 1939
Diameter: 32.00mm Weight: 14.1380g
Mint: The Royal Mint Number Minted: 28.924.801

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