Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
King Edward VII (1901-1910)

This coin was current in Australia but this denomination was not among those chosen for the coinage of the Commonwealth of Australia (beginning in 1910). A halfcrown is a 2 shilling and 6 pence coin.

Obverse Description

Bare head of the King facing right; below in small letters De S. (for G.W. De Saulles Mint Engraver); around, EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:

Reverse Description

At centre within Garter inscribed HONI SOIT QVI MAL Y PENSE; a crowneed shield quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4) Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around above FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below, HALF 1902 CROWN the date being divided by the base of the Garter

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