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Coin - 1/2 Crown, South Africa, 1923 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14626

1/2 Crown, Issued by South Africa, 1923
Minted by Pretoria Branch of the Royal Mint
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.111 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: South Africa
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1923 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Crown
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGIVS V REX IMPERATOR; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
Reverse Description: Crowned arms of South Africa dividing the date 1923; around above, SOUTH AFRICA ZUID AFRIKA; around below, 2 1/2 SHILLINGS 2 1/2
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: South Africa, 1923
Mint: Pretoria (Mint), South Africa, 1923
References: KM#19.1
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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