Silver coin; Denomination: Crown
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)
A crown is a 5 shillings coin. Struck for sale as Christmas present in December 1936. Listed as an issue of Edward VIII in National Gallery of Victoria's catalogue as George V died on 20 January 1936.
Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
At centre within a circle made of roses and thistles joined by pairs of smaller shamrocks, a crown; above divided by the cross on top of the crown, 1936; around above, FID. DEF. IND. IMP.; around below divided by a rose, CROWN; in small letters at right of bottom rose K.G. (G. Kruger Gray).
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 May 1976
Type of item
38 mm (Outside Diameter), 28.302 g (Weight)
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