2 1/2 Shillings - George VI - Type 1 denomination (1948 - 1950)

Features

Denomination 2 1/2 Shillings
Catalog Number KM# 39.1
Weight (g) 14.14
Diameter (mm) 32.3
Thickness (mm) 2.24
Shape: Round
Composition: Silver (.800)
Not Magnetic
Metal Value (USD) 10.25
Orientation Medal orientation ↑↑
Demonetized

Obverse

Engraved by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Lettering:
GEORGIVS SEXTUS REX
HP

Reverse

Engraved by George Edward Kruger Gray
Lettering:
SOUTH-AFRICA SUID-AFRIKA
1950
KG
2½ SHILLINGS

Edge

Description:
Milled
Year Mintage Comment Rarity
1948 1,600 Not Common
1948 1,120 Proof Not Common
1949 1,891 Not Common
1949 800 Proof Not Common
1950 5,076 Not Common
1950 500 Proof Rare

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