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This George V 1928 Crown Coin is struck in 500 fine silver to Almost Circulated condition. The obverse depicts the coinage portrait of George V, as designed by Bertram Mackennal. The reverse features a design of a wreath of shamrocks decorated with roses and thistles, designed by George Kruger Gray. Given the nickname ‘wreath crown’ because of their wreath design, these were traditionally given out as Christmas gifts to loyal customers of the Bank of England.

Specification

Specification Value
Denomination Crown
Alloy .500 Silver
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer George Kruger Gray
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Bertram MacKennal
Quality Proof
Year 1928
Pure Metal Type Silver
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