Uncrowned portrait of King George VI left, legend around
GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Translation: George the Sixth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains
Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget
Quartered shield of arms flanked by crowned royal cyphers, legend above, denomination and date below.
HALF CROWN 1937
Translation: Defender of the Faith Emperor of India
Engraver: George Kruger Gray
MORE ABOUT THE COIN:
The standard weight of these coins was 5/11 troy ounce (218.2 grains).
1942 ½ Half Crown - George VI - Silver (.500)
Issued 1942 Diameter 32.3mm Weight 14.14g Thickness 2.3mm Composition Silver (.500) Obverse Designer Thomas Humphrey Paget Reverse Designer George Kruger Gray Edge Round Mintage 31,220,000