United Kingdom: Coin Type Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Type Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue (issued 1893 - 1901)
Coin TypeHalfcrown Victoria Third Issue

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 InscriptionVICTORIA 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 InscriptionFID. DEF. IND. IMP. HALF [year] CROWN
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown
From1893
To1901
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.925 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)32.3000
Mass (g)14.1380
Halfcrown Victoria Third Issue: Photos
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Great Britain 1896 half crown
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Great Britain 1896 half crown
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