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.

Obverse Description

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

Reverse Description

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).

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