|GEORGE VI HALF CROWN
|George VI Half Crown 1949-1951
|George VI Half Crown
|Courtesy of Rob Pearce
|The obverse was originally designed for use on Edward
VIII coins and it is by Sir Thomas Humphrey Pagent.
The reverse is by George Kruger Gray.
They were produced in every year from 1937 to 1952.
From 1947 to 1952 the silver content was removed and
sixpence's were struck in Cupro-Nickel.
After 1948 the title of emperor of India (IND:IMP) was no
longer used on the penny because India had became
independent country and the reverse design was also
1937-1947 .500 Silver, 14.15 grams, 32mm Diameter.
1947-1952 Cupro-Nickel, 14.1 grams, 32mm Diameter.