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Coin - Crown, Silver Jubilee George V, Great Britain, 1936 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1498

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

Struck to commemorate the 25 year Jubilee of George V. Incuse edge lettering.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 38 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 28.200 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: specimen strikes
Series: Commmemorative
DateEra: 1935 AD
Denomination: Crown (5 Shillings)
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V. DG. BRITT: OMN: REX. FD. IND: IMP:
Reverse Description: St. George wearing armour and holding a sword and shield (bearing the cross of St. George) on horseback advancing to left above a fallen dragon with broken lance in it's side; around above, CROWN 1935
Edge Description: Incuse lettering, DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI XXV
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George V, England, Great Britain, 1936
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1936
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4049 Pages

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