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PersonKing George V of the United Kingdom
Year1932
Description

Crowned and robed bust of King George V to left.

This effigy was designed by Percy Metcalfe.

This effigy was used on coins of British dominions and colonies such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa. It was initially authorised for use on the Southern Rhodesia coinage from 1932.

Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust): Photos

Proof Coin - 1/2 Crown, New Zealand, 1933
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Heath Warwick
Notes: Silver.
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List of 29 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust)
CountryNameYearMintageLegend
New Zealand Threepence 1933 1933 6,000,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Sixpence 1933 1933 3,000,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Shilling 1933 1933 2,000,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Florin 1933 1933 2,100,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Half Crown 1933 1933 2,000,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Australia Florin 1934-1935 Centenary of Victoria 1934 75,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Florin 1934 1934 200,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1934 1934 360,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1934 1934 160,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Threepence 1934 1934 6,000,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Sixpence 1934 1934 3,600,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Shilling 1934 1934 3,400,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Florin 1934 1934 2,850,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Half Crown 1934 1934 2,720,020 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Florin 1935 1935 50,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1935 1935 180,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1935 1935 120,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Threepence 1935 1935 40,364 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Sixpence 1935 1935 560,364 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Shilling 1935 1935 1,680,364 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Florin 1935 1935 755,364 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Half Crown 1935 1935 612,364 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Waitangi Crown 1935 1935 1,128 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Florin 1936 1936 65,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Shilling 1936 1936 140,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Fiji Sixpence 1936 1936 40,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Threepence 1936 1936 2,760,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Sixpence 1936 1936 1,580,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
New Zealand Florin 1936 1936 150,000 GEORGE V KING EMPEROR
Portrait by Percy Metcalfe (Crowned Bust): Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970) Wikipedia: Percy Metcalfe