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    Two and Half Shillings, South Africa, 1948, Silver

    Hern S299

    South Africa, 1948, Silver Two and Half Shillings(Halfcrown), King George VI(1937 to 1952)

     

    Varieties: 

    • 1940,1941, 1942, 1945 – Spacing between the last two numerals.

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1948(1937-1952)

    Value

    2 ½ SHILLINGS , HalfCrown, 2 and Half Shillings, Two and Half Shillings

    Metal

    1937 to 1950 - Silver 0.800, Copper 0.200(Silver content 11.31gm)

    Weight

    14.13795gm

    Diameter

    32.30mm

    Thickness

    2.24mm

    Obverse Design

    Henry Paget(HP)

    Reverse Design

    Kruger Gray(KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of King George VI

    Lettering: 1948-1952

    GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX

    Reverse

    Shield

    Lettering: 1937-1950

    SOUTH-AFRICA * SUID-AFRIKA * 2 ½ SHILLINGS *

    19 <Shield> 48

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1937

    1,153,619

    116

    1938

    534,483

    44

    1939

    132,927

    30

    1940

    2,976,006

    /

    1941

    1,987,963

    ./

    1942

    3,179,555

    /

    1943

    2,097,976

    104

    1944

    1,360,520

    150

    1945

    183,406

    150

    1946

    11,388

    150

    1947

    6,182

    2,600

    1948

    2,720

    1,120

    1949

    2,691

    800

    1950

    5,5876

    500

    1951

    785,111

    2,000

    1952

    2,011,231

    15,500

    Material
    Silver
    Shape
    Round
    Time
    1900s

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