coin; halfpenny

Production date
1936
Description
George V halfpenny. Image on the obverse is of a bust and Britannia on the reverse.
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Production date
1936
Signature & date
embossing:obverse:"GEORGIVS V DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX FID DEF IND IMP"
embossing:reverse:"HALF PENNY/ 1936"
Associated date
1936
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Associated notes
During 1936 no coins were issued for currency in England bearing the name or portrait of Edward VIII. As George died early in January, probably all the coins bearing the date 1936 were struck during the reign of Edward VIII.
Accession number
1977-042-166

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