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Two and Half Shillings, South Africa, 1947, Silver

South Africa, 1947, 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

1947(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: 1937-1947
GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR

Reverse

Shield

Lettering: 1937-1950

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

19 <Shield> 47

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

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