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Coin - Farthing, George V, Great Britain, 1936 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1615

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

As George V died on 20 January 1936 but coins continued to be struck in his name throughout the year, it is probable that this coin was struck during the sgort reign of Edward VIII
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.74 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, 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: working strikes
DateEra: 1936 AD
Denomination: Farthing
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 FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing right on a rock wearing a helmet and flowing robes; she holds a trident and rests her right hand on a shield which bears the combined crosses of the Union Flag; around above, FARTHING; in exergue, 1936
Edge Description: Plain
Material: Bronze
Issued By: King George V, England, Great Britain, 1936

As George V died on 20 January 1936 but coins continued to be struck in his name throughout the year, it is probable that this coin was struck during the sgort reign of Edward VIII
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1936
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4061 Pages

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