Coin Type Specifications
Region: GB
Denomination: HC
Diameter: 32.30 (mm)
Coin Metal Composition:
Silver [50%] 7.064 (g)
Copper [50%] 7.064 (g)
Total Mass: 14.128 (g)

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1937-1946 - George VI - Silver Half Crown
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Coin Type Coins
1937-1946 - George VI - Silver Half Crown Coin Composition
Composition Totals From 8 Coins
Silver : 56.512 Grams
Copper : 56.512 Grams
Total Mass : 113.024 Grams

Metal USD/Pound USD/Troy Ounce USD/Gram Grams/Coin USD/Coin
Silver $443.232 $30.400 $0.977 7.064 g $6.905
Copper $2.091 $0.143 $0.005 7.064 g $0.033
Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For Each Coin: $6.938
Combined Precious and Base Metal Melt Value For 8 Coins: $55.501
- Precious Metal prices updated on 07-19-2024
8 Example Coins Found...


Coin Type Description
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Years Minted: 1937-1946
Mint Marks:
Denomination: HC
Obverse Design: George VI head left - Lettering: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Obverse Designer: Thomas Humphrey Paget
Reverse Design: Quartered shield flanked by crowned monograms Lettering: FID:DEF IND:IMP HALF CROWN YEAR GG GG K G
Reverse Designer: George Edward Kruger Gray
1937-1946 - George VI - Silver Half Crown

The half crown was a denomination of British money, equivalent to two shillings and sixpence, or one-eighth of a pound. The half crown was first issued in 1549, in the reign of Edward VI. No half crowns were issued in the reign of Mary, but from the reign of Elizabeth I half crowns were issued in every reign except Edward VIII, until the coins were discontinued in 1967.



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. From 1947 to 1952 the silver content was removed and
sixpence's were struck in Cupro-Nickel.

1937-1947 .500 Silver, 14.15 grams, 32mm Diameter.


Halfcrown, George VI, Great Britain, 1937

Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.104 g (Weight)
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: Halfcrown
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM George VI, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London


Half crown (British coin)

United Kingdom
Value 1⁄8 pound sterling
Mass (1816–1970) 14.14 g
Diameter (1816–1970) 32.31 mm
Edge Milled
(1920–1946) 50% Ag
Years of minting 1707–1970


½ Crown - George VI

KM# 856
Country United Kingdom
Years 1937-1946
Value 1/2 Crown (1/8 LSD)
Metal Silver (.500)
Weight 14.138 g
Diameter 32.30 mm
Thickness 2.29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1971

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