Halfcrown George V (0.500 Silver, First Issue), Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Halfcrown George V (0.500 Silver, First Issue), Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 1920 - 1927)
Coin TypeHalfcrown George V (0.500 Silver, First Issue)

Obverse

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
Reverse

At centre within Garter inscribed HONI SOIT QVI MAL Y PENSE; a crowned shield quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4) Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around above FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below, HALF [year] CROWN the date being divided by the base of the Garter.

Reverse Inscription FID: DEF: IND: IMP: HALF [year] CROWN
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Halfcrown George V (0.500 Silver, First Issue): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown
From1920
To1927
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.500 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size32.300 mm
Mass14.138 g