Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)

Although bearing the head of George V it is considered probable that all coins dated 1936 were produced during the reign of Edward VIII (1936) 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 D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:

Reverse Description

An ornate shield quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4) Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) dividing crowned GG (on G reversed); around above FID DEF IND IMP; around below, HALF CROWN 1936; a thistle, a rose and a shamrock near rim at 9, 12 and 3 o'clock

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