After the fall of Singapore, victory at El Alamein helped restore British pride, whilst the United States scored a decisive victory over Japan at Midway. A set of UK coinage of 1942 brings these events to life.

Specification

George VI Half Crown

Specification Value
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 14.14g
Diameter 32.31mm
Reverse Designer G. Kruger Gray
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Florin

Specification Value
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 11.31g
Diameter 28.50mm
Reverse Designer G. Kruger Gray
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Shilling, English Lion

Specification Value
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 5.66g
Diameter 23.60mm
Reverse Designer G. Kruger Gray
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Shilling, Scottish Lion

Specification Value
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 5.66g
Diameter 23.60mm
Reverse Designer G. Kruger Gray
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Sixpence

Specification Value
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 2.83g
Diameter 19.41mm
Reverse Designer G. Kruger Gray
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Threepence

Specification Value
Alloy Nickel Brass
Weight 6.80g
Diameter 21.08mm
Reverse Designer Frances Madge Kitchener
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Halfpenny

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 5.67g
Diameter 25.48mm
Reverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom

George VI Farthing

Specification Value
Alloy Bronze
Weight 2.83g
Diameter 20.19mm
Reverse Designer H. Wilson Parker
Obverse Designer T. Humphrey Paget
Specification Value
Year 1942
Shape Round
Country Of Origin United Kingdom
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