1/2 Crown, George V, 1911-1919
Silver Half Crown coin of George V - this was equal to 1/8th of a Pound. The obverse has the uncrowned portrait of King George V, with surrounding legend in Latin. The reverse carries a crowned quartered shield of arms. These coins are 0.925 (92.5%) silver - slightly higher than the 0.917 (91.7%) silver used for coins in British India.
The initials 'BM' can be seen base of the King's portrait - this is the short for Edgar Bertram MacKennal - the engraver who designed the coin.
These coins were minted from 1911-1919 (read more here) - after 1919, the silver content of the coins was cut to 50%.
Weight: 14.14 grams (approx)
Diameter: 32.2 mm (approx)
Coins are part of a lot - shown in pictures 3 & 4. If you want a specific coin, please check with the seller before placing your order. Price is for 1 coin. NO RETURNS WILL BE ACCEPTED.