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Coin type: Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown Sub-types
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1893 - 1901 CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)32.3000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1380
Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left wearing veil over back of crown, ribbon and star of the Garter, pearl necklet and pendant; around, VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.; in field below bust the artist's initials, T.B. (Thomas Brock).

Obverse inscription

VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.

Reverse

Partly within an inner circle of beads, a crowned spade-shaped shield quartered with arms of England (1 and 4); Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) surrounded by the Collar of the Garter; around above, FID. DEF. IND. IMP.; around below, HALF [year] CROWN, the date divided by the figure of St George and dragon on the base of the Collar.

Reverse inscription

FID. DEF. IND. IMP. HALF [year] CROWN

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue: Photos

Great Britain 1896 half crown
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Great Britain 1896 half crown
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List of 9 coins of type: Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Halfcrown 1893 1,793,912 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1894 1,524,960 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1895 1,772,662 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1896 2,148,505 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1897 1,678,643 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1898 1,870,055 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1899 2,863,872 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1900 4,479,128 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1901 1,576,570 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.