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Coin: Crown 1929

A crown is a 5 shilling coin. This crown was not intended for circulation. It was produced to sell to people looking for Christmas presents.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value5 (x Shilling) TypeCrown (Wreath)
Year1929 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Mintage4,994 (4994)
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 4,994 (4994)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George V EffigyPortrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)39 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)28.2760

Bare head of King George V facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

Obverse inscription GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

At centre within a circle made of roses and thistles joined by pairs of smaller shamrocks, a crown; above divided by the cross on top of the crown, 1929; around above, FID. DEF. IND. IMP.; around below divided by a rose, CROWN.

Reverse inscription


EdgeMilled Edge inscription


Crown 1929: Known varieties
Proof unknown (included in main number)
Crown 1929: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 803
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom4036
Crown 1929: References to Information Used
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Proof
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1929 George V British Silver Crown - Silveragecoins.com
List of all (45) coins of type: United Kingdom / Crown
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Crown 1826 (Proof only) Crown 1831 (Proof only) Crown 1834 (Pattern) Crown 1839 (Proof only) Crown 1844 Crown 1845
Crown 1847 Crown 1847 Gothic Crown 1853 (Proof only) Crown 1887 Crown 1888 Crown 1889
Crown 1890 Crown 1891 Crown 1892 Crown 1893 Crown 1894 Crown 1895
Crown 1896 Crown 1897 Crown 1898 Crown 1899 Crown 1900 Crown 1902
Crown 1927 (Proof only) Crown 1928 Crown 1929 Crown 1930 Crown 1931 Crown 1932
Crown 1933 Crown 1934 Crown 1935 Rocking Horse Crown 1936 Crown 1937 Crown 1951 Festival of Britain
Crown 1953 Crown 1960 Crown 1965 Churchill