1935 Proof Halfcrown
1935 Proof Halfcrown.
Obverse: King's bust to the left extended to the rim.
Legend: GEORGE V KING EMPEROR.
Reverse: Shield Arms of the Dominion of New Zealand on their shield quartered with the Southern Cross, a wheat sheaf, a lamb suspended by ribbon and ming hammers crossed divided by three ships, surmounted by the Royal Crown and surrounded by ornamentation inspired by Maori carvings; around New Zealand HALF CROWN; below 1935: in small letters to right of the date the artist's initials K.G. George Kruger Gray.
Issued by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and minted by the Royal Mint, London.
Catalogue: KM 5.
Silver: 0.500, 14.14g, 0.2273 oz ASW, 32mm, edge milled.
George V image by Percy Metcalf, engraver George Kruger Gray.