Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
A halfcrown is a 2 shillings and 6 pence coin.
Head of the Queen facing left, ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA; below, 1842
Within an open laurel wreath, crowned shield quartered with arms of England (1 and 4); Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Alfred Chitty, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.954 g (Weight)
Exhibition Collection Management
30 mm (Width)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom.