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Created with new collectors in mind, our Starter Coin Sets feature historic circulating coins to help you discover the joy of collecting. Build a collection across a variety of themes, from military to royalty, with these highly collectable coins.

Struck to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V, the 1935 crown features a St George and the dragon reverse design by Percy Metcalfe that was commissioned for the occasion. Metcalfe’s art deco design, which depicts St George riding straight legged, earned the coin the nickname of the ‘Rocking Horse’ crown, whilst it is said that the face of the saint bears a remarkable resemblance to the artist himself.

Specification

The Royal Mint Starter Coins: George V 1935 Silver Jubilee Crown

Specification Value
Denomination Crown
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Percy Metcalfe
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Bertram MacKennal
Quality Circulating
Year 1935
Pure Metal Type Silver
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