Great Britain UK 1823 Half Crown Sterling Silver Coin High Grade

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Great Britain UK 1823 Half Crown Sterling Silver Coin High Grade
Great Britain UK 1823 Half Crown Sterling Silver Coin High Grade

Great Britain UK 1823 Half Crown Sterling Silver Coin High Grade
Great Britain 1823 Half Crown. Please refer to the picture for a more accurate description. Please feel free to check out my other items for sale. The item “Great Britain UK 1823 Half Crown Sterling Silver Coin High Grade” is in sale since Sunday, December 27, 2015. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\Other Coins”. The seller is “cheap.4.keeps” and is located in Sydney, New South Wales. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Great Britain UK 1823 Half Crown Sterling Silver Coin High Grade

1887 1/2 Half Crown Jub Head Great Britain Coin Certified PCGS MS63 Gold Holder

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1887 1/2 Half Crown Jub Head Great Britain Coin Certified PCGS MS63 Gold Holder

1887 1/2 Half Crown Jub Head Great Britain Coin Certified PCGS MS63 Gold Holder
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  • Grade: MS 63
  • Certification: PCGS
  • Composition: Silver
  • Year: 1887
  • Certification Number: 84319977

1887 1/2 Half Crown Jub Head Great Britain Coin Certified PCGS MS63 Gold Holder

Great Britain 1821 Half Crown George Iv. 925 Sterling Silver Foreign Coin Nice

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Great Britain 1821 Half Crown George Iv. 925 Sterling Silver Foreign Coin Nice
Great Britain 1821 Half Crown George Iv. 925 Sterling Silver Foreign Coin Nice
Great Britain 1821 Half Crown George Iv. 925 Sterling Silver Foreign Coin Nice

Great Britain 1821 Half Crown George Iv. 925 Sterling Silver Foreign Coin Nice
GREAT BRITAIN 1821 HALF CROWN GEORGE IV. 925 STERLING SILVER FOREIGN COIN NICE! SEE SCANS TO JUDGE GRADE AND CONDITION. 15% in Nova Scotia. 14% in Prince Edward Island. 13% in Ontario, Newfoundland, & New Brunswick. 5% for the rest of Canada. GST/HST Registration Number R104517198. The item “GREAT BRITAIN 1821 HALF CROWN GEORGE IV. 925 STERLING SILVER FOREIGN COIN NICE” is in sale since Sunday, November 26, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Half Crown”. The seller is “jessmy_angel” and is located in Milton, ON. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Great Britain 1821 Half Crown George Iv. 925 Sterling Silver Foreign Coin Nice

1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+

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1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+
1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+
1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+
1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+

1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+
1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Mint Year: 1673 Denominations: Half Crown (2½ Shillings) References: S. Certified and graded by NGC as AU Details: Environmental Damage! Diameter: 33mm Weight: 14.7gm Material: Silver. Obverse: Laureated and draped bust of Charles II right. Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields splitting legend. A central order star in the middle. Four groups of double initial letters (C) in inner fields. The Colony of Carolina in North America was named for Charles I, as was the major city of Charleston. Carolina later separated into North Carolina and South Carolina, which eventually declared independence from Great Britain during the formation of the United States. To the north in the Virginia Colony, Cape Charles, the Charles River, Charles River Shire, and Charles City Shire were named for him. Charles personally named the Charles River after himself. Charles City Shire survives almost 400 years later as Charles City County, Virginia. The Virginia Colony is now the Commonwealth of Virginia one of the four U. States that are called commonwealths, and retains its official nickname of “The Old Dominion” bestowed by Charles II because it had remained loyal to Charles I during the English Civil War. Charles II (29 May 1630 OS 6 February 1685 OS) was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Charles II’s father, King Charles I, was executed at Whitehall on 30 January 1649, at the climax of the English Civil War. Although the Parliament of Scotland proclaimed Charles II King of Great Britain and Ireland in Edinburgh on 6 February 1649, the English Parliament instead passed a statute that made any such proclamation in England and Ireland unlawful. England entered the period known as the English Interregnum or the English Commonwealth, and the country was a. Republic, led by Oliver Cromwell. Cromwell defeated Charles at the Battle of Worcester on 3 September 1651, and Charles fled to mainland Europe. Cromwell became virtual dictator of England, Scotland and Ireland. Charles spent the next nine years in exile in France, the United Provinces and the Spanish Netherlands. A political crisis that followed the death of Cromwell in 1658 resulted in the restoration of the monarchy, and Charles was invited to return to Britain. On 29 May 1660, his 30th birthday, he was received in London to public acclaim. After 1660, all legal documents were dated as if Charles had succeeded his father as king in 1649. Charles’s English parliament enacted laws known as the Clarendon Code, designed to shore up the position of the re-established Church of England. Charles acquiesced to the Clarendon Code even though he himself favoured a policy of religious tolerance. The major foreign policy issue of Charles’s early reign was the Second Anglo-Dutch War. In 1670, Charles entered into the secret treaty of Dover, an alliance with his first cousin King Louis XIV of France. Louis agreed to aid Charles in the Third Anglo-Dutch War and pay Charles a pension, and Charles secretly promised to convert to Roman Catholicism at an unspecified future date. Charles attempted to introduce religious freedom for Catholics and Protestant dissenters with his 1672 Royal Declaration of Indulgence, but the English Parliament forced him to withdraw it. In 1679, Titus Oates’s revelations of a supposed “Popish Plot” sparked the Exclusion Crisis when it was revealed that Charles’s brother and heir (James, Duke of York) was a Roman Catholic. The crisis saw the birth of the pro-exclusion Whig and anti-exclusion Tory parties. Charles sided with the Tories, and, following the discovery of the Rye House Plot to murder Charles and James in 1683, some Whig leaders were killed or forced into exile. Charles dissolved the English Parliament in 1681, and ruled alone until his death on 6 February 1685. He was received into the Roman Catholic Church on his deathbed. Charles was popularly known as the. In reference to both the liveliness and hedonism of his court and the general relief at the return to normality after over a decade of rule by Oliver Cromwell and the Puritans. Charles’s wife, Catherine of Braganza, bore no children, but Charles acknowledged at least 12 illegitimate children by various mistresses. As illegitimate children were excluded from the succession, he was succeeded by his brother James. The item “1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+” is in sale since Monday, March 05, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Half Crown”. The seller is “coinworldtv” and is located in Europe. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Certification: NGC
  • Certification Number: 3934247-003
  • Grade: AU (Details: Enirnmental Damage!)

1673, Great Britain, Charles II. Silver Half Crown Coin. Very Rare! NGC AU+

1940 United Kingdom of Great Britain GEORGE VI Half Crown Silver Coin i53786

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1940 United Kingdom of Great Britain GEORGE VI Half Crown Silver Coin i53786
1940 United Kingdom of Great Britain GEORGE VI Half Crown Silver Coin i53786

1940 United Kingdom of Great Britain GEORGE VI Half Crown Silver Coin i53786
Item: i53786 Authentic Coin of. United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland George VI. Ireland and British Dominions: 11 December 1936 6 February 1952. 1940 Silver Half Crown 32.3mm (14.00 grams). 500 Silver 0.2258 oz. ASW Reference: KM# 856 Obverse Designer: T. Paget Reverse Designer: George Krueger-Gray Edge: Reeded GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX, Bare head of George VI left. FID:DEF IND:IMP HALF CROWN 1940 around quartered shield flanked by crowned monograms. Great Britain , also known as Britain is an island in the North Atlantic off the north-west coast of continental Europe. With an area of 209,331 km. (80,823 sq mi), it is the largest island in Europe and the ninth-largest in the world. In 2011 the island had a population of about 61 million people, making it the third-most populous island in the world, after Java in Indonesia and Honshu in Japan. It accounts for the majority of the British Isles archipelago, along with over 1,000 smaller surrounding islands , including the island of Ireland to its west. The island is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland , constituting most of its territory: most of England , Scotland , and Wales are on the island, with their respective capital cities, London , Edinburgh , and Cardiff. Politically, the term Great Britain usually extends to include surrounding islands that form part of England, Scotland, and Wales. The island is dominated by an oceanic climate with quite narrow temperature differences between seasons. A single Kingdom of Great Britain resulted from the Union of Scotland and England (which already comprised the present-day countries of England and Wales) in 1707. More than a hundred years before, in 1603, King James VI , King of Scots , had inherited the throne of England, but it was not until 1707 that the Parliaments of the two countries agreed to form a unified state. In 1801, Great Britain united with the neighbouring Kingdom of Ireland , forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland , which was renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland after the Irish Free State seceded in 1922. George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George; 14 December 1895 6 February 1952) was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death. He was the last Emperor of India and the first Head of the Commonwealth. As the second son of King George V , he was not expected to inherit the throne and spent his early life in the shadow of his elder brother, Edward. He served in the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force during the First World War , and after it took on the usual round of public engagements. He married Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon in 1923 and they had two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret. George’s elder brother ascended the throne as Edward VIII upon the death of their father in 1936. However, later that year Edward revealed his desire to marry the divorced American socialite Wallis Simpson. British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin advised Edward that for political and religious reasons he could not marry a divorced woman and remain king. Edward abdicated in order to marry, and George ascended the throne as the third monarch of the House of Windsor. During George’s reign the break-up of the British Empire and its transition into the Commonwealth of Nations accelerated. The parliament of the Irish Free State removed direct mention of the monarch from the country’s constitution on the day of his accession. Within three years, the Empire and Commonwealth, except the Irish Free State, was at war with Nazi Germany. In the next two years, war with Italy and Japan followed. Though Britain and its allies were ultimately victorious, the United States and the Soviet Union rose as pre-eminent world powers and the British Empire declined. After the independence of India and Pakistan in 1947, George remained as king of both countries, but the title Emperor of India was abandoned in June 1948. Ireland formally declared itself a republic and left the Commonwealth in 1949, and India became a republic within the Commonwealth the following year. George adopted the new title of Head of the Commonwealth. He was beset by health problems in the later years of his reign. His elder daughter, Elizabeth, succeeded him. Four kings: Edward VII (far right), his son George, Prince of Wales, later George V (far left), and grandsons Edward, later Edward VIII (rear), and Albert, later George VI (foreground), c. George VI was born at York Cottage , on the Sandringham Estate in Norfolk, during the reign of his great-grandmother Queen Victoria. His father was Prince George, Duke of York (later King George V), the second and eldest-surviving son of the Prince and Princess of Wales (later King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra). His mother was the Duchess of York (later Queen Mary), the eldest child and only daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Teck. His birthday (14 December 1895) was the anniversary of the death of his great-grandfather, Prince Albert, the Prince Consort. Uncertain of how the Prince Consort’s widow, Queen Victoria, would take the news of the birth, the Prince of Wales wrote to the Duke of York that the Queen had been “rather distressed”. Two days later, he wrote again: “I really think it would gratify her if you yourself proposed the name Albert to her”. Consequently, he was baptised “Albert Frederick Arthur George” at St. Mary Magdalene’s Church near Sandringham three months later. As a great-grandson of Queen Victoria, he was known formally as “His Highness Prince Albert of York” from birth. Within the family, he was known informally as “Bertie”. His maternal grandmother, the Duchess of Teck, did not like the first name the baby had been given, and she wrote prophetically that she hoped the last name “may supplant the less favoured one”. Albert, as he was known, was fourth in line to the throne at birth, after his grandfather, father and elder brother, Edward. In 1898, Queen Victoria issued Letters Patent that granted the children of the eldest son of the Prince of Wales the style Royal Highness , and at the age of two, Albert became “His Royal Highness Prince Albert of York”. He often suffered from ill health and was described as “easily frightened and somewhat prone to tears”. His parents were generally removed from their children’s day-to-day upbringing, as was the norm in aristocratic families of that era. He had a stammer that lasted for many years, and was forced to write with his right hand although he was naturally left-handed. He suffered from chronic stomach problems as well as knock knees , for which he was forced to wear painful corrective splints. Queen Victoria died on 22 January 1901, and the Prince of Wales succeeded her as King Edward VII. Prince Albert moved up to third-in-line to the throne, after his father and elder brother. Military career and education. From 1909, Albert attended the Royal Naval College, Osborne , as a naval cadet. In 1911, he came bottom of the class in the final examination, but despite this he progressed to the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth. When Edward VII died in 1910, Albert’s father became King George V. Prince Edward was created Prince of Wales, and Albert was second in line to the throne. Prince Albert (left) at an RAF dinner in 1919 with Sir Hugh Trenchard (centre) and Christopher Courtney (right). He was rated as a midshipman aboard Collingwood HMS on 15 September 1913, and spent three months in the Mediterranean. His fellow officers gave him the nickname Mr. One year after his commission, he began service in the First World War. He was mentioned in despatches for his action as a turret officer aboard Collingwood in the Battle of Jutland (31 May 1 June 1916), an indecisive engagement with the German navy that was the largest naval action of the war. He did not see further combat, largely because of ill health caused by a duodenal ulcer , for which he had an operation in November 1917. In February 1918, he was appointed Officer in Charge of Boys at the Royal Naval Air Service’s training establishment at Cranwell. With the establishment of the Royal Air Force two months later and the transfer of Cranwell from Navy to Air Force control, he transferred from the Royal Navy to the Royal Air Force. He was appointed Officer Commanding Number 4 Squadron of the Boys’ Wing at Cranwell until mid-1918, before reporting to the RAF’s Cadet School at St Leonards-on-Sea where he completed a fortnight’s training and took command of a squadron on the Cadet Wing. He was the first member of the royal family to be certified as a fully qualified pilot. During the closing weeks of the war, he served on the staff of the RAF’s Independent Air Force at its headquarters in Nancy, France. Following the disbanding of the Independent Air Force in November 1918, he remained on the Continent for two months as a staff officer with the Royal Air Force until posted back to Britain. In October 1919, Albert went up to Trinity College, Cambridge , where he studied history, economics and civics for a year. On 4 June 1920, he was created Duke of York , Earl of Inverness and Baron Killarney. He represented his father, and toured coal mines, factories, and railyards. Through such visits he acquired the nickname of the “Industrial Prince”. His stammer, and his embarrassment over it, together with his tendency to shyness, caused him to appear much less impressive than his older brother, Edward. However, he was physically active and enjoyed playing tennis. He played at Wimbledon in the Men’s Doubles with Louis Greig in 1926. He developed an interest in working conditions, and was President of the Industrial Welfare Society. His series of annual summer camps for boys between 1921 and 1939 brought together boys from different social backgrounds. See also: Wedding of Prince Albert, Duke of York, and Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. In a time when royals were expected to marry fellow royals, it was unusual that Albert had a great deal of freedom in choosing a prospective wife. In 1920, he met for the first time since childhood Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon , the youngest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne. He became determined to marry her. She rejected his proposal twice, in 1921 and 1922, reportedly because she was reluctant to make the sacrifices necessary to become a member of the royal family. In the words of Lady Elizabeth’s mother, Albert would be “made or marred” by his choice of wife. After a protracted courtship, Elizabeth agreed to marry him. They were married on 26 April 1923 in Westminster Abbey. Albert’s marriage to someone not of royal birth was considered a modernising gesture. The newly formed British Broadcasting Company wished to record and broadcast the event on radio, but the Abbey Chapter vetoed the idea (although the Dean , Herbert Edward Ryle , was in favour). Lady Elizabeth was styled “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of York” after their marriage. The Duke and Duchess either side of the Mayor of Toowoomba , Australia, 1927. From December 1924 to April 1925, the Duke and Duchess toured Kenya , Uganda , and the Sudan , travelling via the Suez Canal and Aden. During the trip, they both went big game hunting. Because of his stammer, Albert dreaded public speaking. After his closing speech at the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley on 31 October 1925, one which was an ordeal for both him and his listeners. He began to see Lionel Logue , an Australian-born speech therapist. The Duke and Logue practised breathing exercises, and the Duchess rehearsed with him patiently. Subsequently, he was able to speak with less hesitation. His journey by sea to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji took him via Jamaica, where Albert played doubles tennis partnered with a black man, which was unusual at the time and taken locally as a display of equality between races. The Duke and Duchess of York had two children: Elizabeth (called “Lilibet” by the family), and Margaret. The Duke and Duchess and their two daughters lived a relatively sheltered life at their London residence, 145 Piccadilly. They were a close and loving family. One of the few stirs arose when the Canadian Prime Minister , R. Bennett , considered the Duke for Governor General of Canada in 1931a proposal that King George V rejected on the advice of the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs , J. George VI holds the Sceptre with the Cross , containing the 530-carat Cullinan I Diamond. The Imperial State Crown is on the right. Portrait by Sir Gerald Kelly. Main article: Edward VIII abdication crisis. King George V had severe reservations about Prince Edward, saying, I pray God that my eldest son will never marry and that nothing will come between Bertie and Lilibet and the throne. On 20 January 1936, George V died and Edward ascended the throne as Edward VIII. In the Vigil of the Princes , Prince Albert and his three brothers took a shift standing guard over their father’s body as it lay in state , in a closed casket, in Westminster Hall. As Edward was unmarried and had no children, Albert was the heir presumptive to the throne. Less than a year later, on 11 December 1936, Edward VIII abdicated in order to marry his mistress, Wallis Simpson , who was divorced from her first husband and divorcing her second. Edward had been advised by British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin that he could not remain king and marry a divorced woman with two living ex-husbands. Edward chose abdication in preference to abandoning his marriage plans. Thus Albert became king, a position he was reluctant to accept. The day before the abdication, he went to London to see his mother, Queen Mary. He wrote in his diary, When I told her what had happened, I broke down and sobbed like a child. On the day of the abdication, the Oireachtas , the parliament of the Irish Free State , removed all direct mention of the monarch from the Irish constitution. The next day, it passed the External Relations Act , which made provision for the monarch to act as the state’s representative in foreign affairs. The two acts made the Irish Free State a republic in essence without removing its links to the Commonwealth. Courtier and journalist Dermot Morrah alleged that there was brief speculation as to the desirability of bypassing Albert (and his children) and his brother, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester , in favour of their younger brother Prince George, Duke of Kent. This seems to have been suggested on the grounds that Prince George was at that time the only brother with a son. Darlington Town Hall decorated for the Coronation, 1937. Albert assumed the regnal name “George VI” to emphasise continuity with his father and restore confidence in the monarchy. The beginning of George VI’s reign was taken up by questions surrounding his predecessor and brother, whose titles, style and position were uncertain. He had been introduced as “His Royal Highness Prince Edward” for the abdication broadcast. But George VI felt that by abdicating and renouncing the succession Edward had lost the right to bear royal titles, including “Royal Highness”. In settling the issue, George’s first act as king was to confer upon his brother the title and style “His Royal Highness The Duke of Windsor “, but the Letters Patent creating the dukedom prevented any wife or children from bearing royal styles. Three days after his accession, on his 41st birthday, he invested his wife, the new queen consort , with the Order of the Garter. George VI’s coronation took place on 12 May 1937, the date previously intended for Edward’s coronation. In a break with tradition, Queen Mary attended the ceremony in a show of support for her son. There was no Durbar held in Delhi for George VI, as had occurred for his father, as the cost would have been a burden to the government of India. Rising Indian nationalism made the welcome that the royal couple would have received likely to be muted at best. And a prolonged absence from Britain would have been undesirable in the tense period before the Second World War. Two overseas tours were undertaken, to France and to North America, both of which promised greater strategic advantages in the event of war. The growing likelihood of war in Europe dominated the early reign of George VI. The King was constitutionally bound to support Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s appeasement of Hitler. However, when the King and Queen greeted Chamberlain on his return from negotiating the Munich Agreement in 1938, they invited him to appear on the balcony of Buckingham Palace with them. This public association of the monarchy with a politician was exceptional, as balcony appearances were traditionally restricted to the royal family. While broadly popular among the general public, Chamberlain’s policy towards Hitler was the subject of some opposition in the House of Commons , which led historian John Grigg to describe the King’s behaviour in associating himself so prominently with a politician as “the most unconstitutional act by a British sovereign in the present century”. George VI grants Royal Assent to laws in the Canadian Senate , 19 May 1939. His consort, Queen Elizabeth, is to the right. In May and June 1939, the King and Queen toured Canada and the United States. From Ottawa , the royal couple were accompanied throughout by Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King. To present themselves in North America as King and Queen of Canada. George was the first reigning monarch of Canada to visit North America, although he had been to Canada previously as Prince Albert and as Duke of York. Both Governor General of Canada Lord Tweedsmuir and Mackenzie King hoped that the King’s presence in Canada would demonstrate the principles of the Statute of Westminster 1931 , which gave full self-government to the British Dominions and recognised each Dominion as having a separate crown. Thus, at his Canadian residence, Rideau Hall , George VI personally accepted and approved the Letter of Credence of the newly appointed U. Ambassador to Canada, Daniel Calhoun Roper. The official royal tour historian, Gustave Lanctot , stated: When Their Majesties walked into their Canadian residence, the Statute of Westminster had assumed full reality: the King of Canada had come home. The trip was intended to soften the strong isolationist tendencies among the North American public with regard to the developing tensions in Europe. Although the aim of the tour was mainly political, to shore up Atlantic support for the United Kingdom in any future war, the King and Queen were enthusiastically received by the public. The fear that George would be compared unfavourably to his predecessor, Edward VIII, was dispelled. They visited the 1939 New York World’s Fair and stayed with President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the White House and at his private estate at Hyde Park, New York. A strong bond of friendship was forged between the King and Queen and the President during the tour, which had major significance in the relations between the United States and the United Kingdom through the ensuing war years. In September 1939, Britain and the self-governing Dominions, but not Ireland, declared war on Nazi Germany. George VI and his wife resolved to stay in London, despite German bombing raids. They officially stayed in Buckingham Palace throughout the war, although they usually spent nights at Windsor Castle. The first German raid on London, on 7 September 1940, killed about one thousand civilians, mostly in the East End. On 13 September, the King and Queen narrowly avoided death when two German bombs exploded in a courtyard at Buckingham Palace while they were there. It makes me feel we can look the East End in the face. The royal family were portrayed as sharing the same dangers and deprivations as the rest of the country. They were subject to rationing restrictions , and U. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt remarked on the rationed food served and the limited bathwater that was permitted during a stay at the unheated and boarded-up Palace. In August 1942, the King’s brother, Prince George, Duke of Kent , was killed on active service. George VI (left) with Field Marshal Montgomery (centre), Belgium, October 1944. In 1940, Winston Churchill replaced Neville Chamberlain as Prime Minister, though personally George would have preferred to appoint Lord Halifax. After the King’s initial dismay over Churchill’s appointment of Lord Beaverbrook to the Cabinet, he and Churchill developed “the closest personal relationship in modern British history between a monarch and a Prime Minister”. Every Tuesday for four and a half years from September 1940, the two men met privately for lunch to discuss the war in secret and with frankness. Throughout the war, the King and Queen provided morale-boosting visits throughout the United Kingdom, visiting bomb sites and munitions factories, and in the King’s case visiting military forces abroad. He visited France in December 1939, North Africa and Malta in June 1943, Normandy in June 1944, southern Italy in July 1944, and the Low Countries in October 1944. Their high public profile and apparently indefatigable determination secured their place as symbols of national resistance. While talking to the Chief of the Imperial General Staff , Sir Alan Brooke at a social function in 1944 about Field Marshal Montgomery , Brooke mentioned that every time he met’Monty’ he thought he was after his job. The King replied: You should worry, when I meet him, I always think he’s after mine! In 1945, crowds shouted We want the King! In front of Buckingham Palace during the Victory in Europe Day celebrations. In an echo of Chamberlain’s appearance, the King invited Churchill to appear with him on the balcony to public acclaim. In January 1946, George addressed the United Nations at their first assembly, which was held in London, and reaffirmed “our faith in the equal rights of men and women and of nations great and small”. George VI (right) with British prime minister Clement Attlee , July 1945. George VI’s reign saw the acceleration of the dissolution of the British Empire. The Statute of Westminster 1931 , had already acknowledged the evolution of the Dominions into separate sovereign states. The process of transformation from an empire to a voluntary association of independent states, known as the Commonwealth , gathered pace after the Second World War, especially during the ministry of Clement Attlee. British India became the two independent dominions of India and Pakistan in 1947. George relinquished the title of Emperor of India , and became King of India and King of Pakistan instead. In 1950 he ceased to be King of India when it became a republic within the Commonwealth of Nations, but he remained King of Pakistan until his death and India recognised his new title of Head of the Commonwealth. Other countries left the Commonwealth, such as Burma in January 1948, Palestine (divided between Israel and the Arab states) in May 1948 and the Republic of Ireland in 1949. In 1947, the King and his family toured Southern Africa. The Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa , Jan Smuts , was facing an election and hoped to make political capital out of the visit. George was appalled, however, when instructed by the South African government to shake hands only with whites. And referred to his South African bodyguards as “the Gestapo “. Despite the tour, Smuts lost the election the following year , and the new government instituted a strict policy of racial segregation. Farthing of George VI, 1951. The stress of the war had taken its toll on the King’s health. Exacerbated by his heavy smoking. And subsequent development of lung cancer among other ailments, including arteriosclerosis and possibly thromboangiitis obliterans. A planned tour of Australia and New Zealand was postponed after the King suffered an arterial blockage in his right leg, which threatened the loss of the leg and was treated with a right lumbar sympathectomy in March 1949. The delayed tour was re-organised, with Elizabeth and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh , taking the place of the King and Queen. The King was well enough to open the Festival of Britain in May 1951, but on 23 September 1951, his left lung was removed by Clement Price Thomas after a malignant tumour was found. In October 1951, Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh went on a month-long tour of Canada; the trip had been delayed for a week due to the King’s illness. At the State Opening of Parliament in November, the King’s speech from the throne was read for him by the Lord Chancellor , Lord Simonds. His Christmas broadcast of 1951 was recorded in sections, and then edited together. On 31 January 1952, despite advice from those close to him, the King went to London Airport to see off Princess Elizabeth, who was going on her tour of Australia via Kenya. On the morning of 6 February, George VI was found dead in bed at Sandringham House in Norfolk. He had died from a coronary thrombosis in his sleep at the age of 56. His daughter Elizabeth flew back to Britain from Kenya as Queen Elizabeth II. From 9 February for two days his coffin rested in St. Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham , before lying in state at Westminster Hall from 11 February. His funeral took place at St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle , on the 15th. He was interred initially in the Royal Vault until he was transferred to the King George VI Memorial Chapel inside St. George’s on 26 March 1969. In 2002, fifty years after his death, the remains of his widow, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother , and the ashes of his younger daughter Princess Margaret , who both died that year, were interred in the chapel alongside him. Statue of George VI at Carlton Gardens , London. See also: Cultural depictions of King George VI. In the words of Labour M. George Hardie , the abdication crisis of 1936 did “more for republicanism than fifty years of propaganda”. George VI wrote to his brother Edward that in the aftermath of the abdication he had reluctantly assumed “a rocking throne”, and tried “to make it steady again”. He became king at a point when public faith in the monarchy was at a low ebb. During his reign his people endured the hardships of war, and imperial power was eroded. However, as a dutiful family man and by showing personal courage, he succeeded in restoring the popularity of the monarchy. The George Cross and the George Medal were founded at the King’s suggestion during the Second World War to recognise acts of exceptional civilian bravery. He bestowed the George Cross on the entire “island fortress of Malta” in 1943. He was posthumously awarded the Ordre de la Libération by the French government in 1960, one of only two people (the other being Churchill) to be awarded the medal after 1946. There are a number of geographical features, roads, and institutions named after George VI. These include King George Hospital in London; King George VI Reservoir in Surrey, United Kingdom; King George VI Highway and King George Station in Surrey, British Columbia ; Kingsway in Edmonton ; George VI Sound in Antarctica; and the King George VI Chase , a horse race in the United Kingdom. On screen, George VI has been portrayed by, among others, Colin Firth , who won an Academy Award for Best Actor for the role in The King’s Speech , a 2010 film that won the Academy Award for Best Picture. Titles, styles, honours and arms. Main article: List of titles and honours of King George VI. Royal cypher (monogram), 1949. 14 December 1895 28 May 1898 : His Highness Prince Albert of York. 28 May 1898 22 January 1901 : His Royal Highness Prince Albert of York. 22 January 1901 9 November 1901 : His Royal Highness Prince Albert of Cornwall and York. 9 November 1901 6 May 1910 : His Royal Highness Prince Albert of Wales. 6 May 1910 4 June 1920 : His Royal Highness The Prince Albert. 4 June 1920 11 December 1936 : His Royal Highness The Duke of York. 11 December 1936 6 February 1952 : His Majesty The King. 11 December 1936 14 August 1947 : His Imperial Majesty The King-Emperor (in regard to British India). George held a number of titles throughout his life, as successively great-grandson, grandson and son of the monarch. As sovereign, he was referred to most often as simply The King or His Majesty. In his position as sovereign, George automatically held the position of Commander-in-Chief. As Duke of York, George bore the royal arms of the United Kingdom differenced with a label of three points argent , the centre point bearing an anchor azure a difference earlier awarded to his father George V when he was Duke of York, and then later awarded to his grandson, Prince Andrew, Duke of York. As king, he bore the royal arms undifferenced. Coat of arms as Duke of York. Coat of arms as King of the United Kingdom (except Scotland). Coat of arms in Scotland. Coat of arms in Canada. What is a certificate of authenticity and what guarantees do you give that the item is authentic? You will be quite happy with what you get with the COA; a professional presentation of the coin, with all of the relevant information and a picture of the coin you saw in the listing. Is there a number I can call you with questions about my order? When should I leave feedback? Once you receive your order, please leave a positive. Please don’t leave any negative feedbacks, as it happens many times that people rush to leave feedback before letting sufficient time for the order to arrive. The matter of fact is that any issues can be resolved, as reputation is most important to me. My goal is to provide superior products and quality of service. The item “1940 United Kingdom of Great Britain GEORGE VI Half Crown Silver Coin i53786″ is in sale since Monday, March 14, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Half Crown”. The seller is “highrating_lowprice” and is located in Rego Park, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Year: 1940
  • Composition: Silver
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

1940 United Kingdom of Great Britain GEORGE VI Half Crown Silver Coin i53786

1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63

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1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63
1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63
1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63
1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63

1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63
William IV AUNC 1836 Half Crown CGS 75. William was born at Buckingham Palace in London on 21 August 1765. From the early 1790s until 1811, William lived with his mistress, the actress Dorothy Jordan. They had ten children who took the surname Fitzclarence. The death of the prince regent’s only daughter in 1818 resulted in a scramble amongst George’s brothers to marry and produce heirs. The same year, William married Princess Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen. With the death of George III’s second son, William became heir and then, with the death of George IV, king in June 1830. He was initially very popular, his insistence on a simple coronation contrasting with the extravagance of his brother’s reign. The 1832 Reform Act abolished some of the worst abuses of the electoral system and extended the franchise to the middle classes. William died on 20 June 1837, without surviving children. His niece Victoria succeeded him. King William IV to the right Dorothea (Dorothy) Jordan mistress below right. Population level update, now 7 out of 19. Spink 3834 AUNC 1836 William IV Half Crown CGS 75. Around MS 62-63 in the USA grading system. LCGS rigorously checks the authenticity and they will not encapsulate any coins if they have any doubt as to its authenticity, so buyers of coins encapsulated by LCGS can rest assured that a professional third party company has authenticated the coin and graded it independently. Hence a LCGS encapsulated coin is a safer investment than a raw uncertified coin. LCGS use this information along with other considerations to formulate the above price which in LCGS opinion is what dealers would ask for the coin types in the grades shown. Check out my investment coins in my shop. 1663 AVF/VF Charles II Half Crown. 1698 William and Mary Half Crown ESC 512 NGC VF 35. 1697 AEF Great Britain William III Half Crown CGS 55. 1698 AEF William III Half Crown CGS 55. 1698 GEF William III Half Crown ESC 554 CGS 70. 1883 Sterling Silver Queen Victoria Half Crown. 1910 UNC Edward VII Half Crown Coin CGS 78. The CGS population report is correct when this coin was originally listed, it may become out of date as CGS grade new coins. Longer by prior arrangement. Add a map to your own listings. The item “1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63″ is in sale since Saturday, April 14, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\British\Milled (1816-1837)\Half-Crown”. The seller is “goldguineas” and is located in Devon. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Era: Milled (1816-1837)
  • Denomination: Half-Crown
  • Year of Issue: 1836

1836 AUNC Great Britain William IV Half Crown Silver Coin CGS 75, MS62-63

1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63

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1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63
1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63
1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63
1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63

1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63
This listing is for a Queen Victoria Halfcrown. Spink: 3888 – Young head. PCGS – Mint State 63. This coin one of the finest certified. Rest assured pictures are of the actual coin. Also please view my other coins for sale. If you have any questions please contact Jon on 07919 307645. Thank you for your interest. The item “1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63″ is in sale since Wednesday, February 14, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\British\Victoria (1837-1901)\Half-Crown”. The seller is “jonblyth” and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Era: Victoria (1837-1901)
  • Denomination: Half-Crown
  • Year of Issue: 1845
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

1845 Queen Victoria Great Britain Silver Halfcrown Half Crown Coin PCGS MS63

1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin’WW’ In Script Letters NGC XF-45 AKR

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1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin'WW' In Script Letters NGC XF-45 AKR
1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin'WW' In Script Letters NGC XF-45 AKR

1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin'WW' In Script Letters NGC XF-45 AKR
1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin’WW’ In Script Letters NGC XF-45. You may return items for any reason up to. In case of a listing mistake. Note: All pictures taken are original and unaltered. Prices of items containing precious metals such as silver, gold, and platinum, are subject to change due to market fluctuations. The free listing tool. The item “1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin’WW’ In Script Letters NGC XF-45 AKR” is in sale since Thursday, December 19, 2013. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Half Crown”. The seller is “juliancoin” and is located in Silver Spring, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, Indonesia, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia.
  • Circulated/Uncirculated: Uncirculated
  • Year: 1834
  • Certification: NGC
  • Grade: XF 45
  • Composition: Silver
  • Country of Manufacture: United Kingdom

1834 Great Britain Silver Half Crown Coin'WW' In Script Letters NGC XF-45 AKR

1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924

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1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924
1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924
1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924
1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924

1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924
1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924. A bold strike given an extremely high Mint State 65 by PCGS and slabbed with PCGS Gold Shield, each coin is imaged in high resolution, registered, and checked against PCGS vast proprietary imaging database. A rare date in this short, often overlooked series. Only two coins graded higher. Mark Cooper Trading as M. Has been a front-runner in the coin & bullion industry for over 30 years. Helped build some of the greatest collections of our time. In some cases, we even helped to sell them. Our customer service, fair pricing, and trustworthy service have made us a top rated company. Not a problem I. Most of our coins are graded to the World Standard known as the’Sheldon Standard’ Below is a chart showing how it compares to some UK coin grading standards, MS stands for Mint State (Uncirculated). Average Raw UK Grade. Average Standard USA Sheldon. Choice UNC – BU. UNC or near so. MS 62 – 63. The item “1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924″ is in sale since Wednesday, January 31, 2018. This item is in the category “Coins\Coins\British\Victoria (1837-1901)\Half-Crown”. The seller is “markflorida” and is located in Thornhill, Cumbria. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Russian federation, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile.
  • Denomination: Half-Crown
  • Era: Victoria (1837-1901)
  • Year of Issue: 1892
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United Kingdom

1892 Great Britain Silver Halfcrown 1/2 Crown Coin PCGS MS65 Half Crown S3924

1932 Great Britain United Kingdom UK King GEORGE V Silver Half Crown Coin i55217

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1932 Great Britain United Kingdom UK King GEORGE V Silver Half Crown Coin i55217
1932 Great Britain United Kingdom UK King GEORGE V Silver Half Crown Coin i55217

1932 Great Britain United Kingdom UK King GEORGE V Silver Half Crown Coin i55217
Item: i55217 Authentic Coin of. Great Britain George V – King: 6 May 1910 20 January 1936. 1932 Silver 1/2 Crown 32.3mm (14.13 grams) 0.500 Silver 0.2258 oz. ASW Reference: KM# 835 Obverse Designer: Bertram MacKennal GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX, Head of King George V left. FID DEF IND IMP HALFCROWN 1934, Quartered shield flanked by crowned monograms. George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions , and Emperor of India , from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936. He was the second son of Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), and the grandson of the reigning British monarch, Queen Victoria. From the time of his birth, he was third in the line of succession behind his father and his elder brother, Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale. From 1877 to 1891, George served in the Royal Navy , until the unexpected death of his elder brother in early 1892 put him directly in line for the throne. On the death of his grandmother in 1901, George’s father became King-Emperor of the British Empire , and George was created Prince of Wales. He succeeded his father in 1910. He was the only Emperor of India to be present at his own Delhi Durbar. His reign saw the rise of socialism , communism , fascism , Irish republicanism , and the Indian independence movement , all of which radically changed the political landscape. The Parliament Act 1911 established the supremacy of the elected British House of Commons over the unelected House of Lords. As a result of the First World War (191418) the empires of his first cousins Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany fell while the British Empire expanded to its greatest effective extent. In 1917, George became the first monarch of the House of Windsor , which he renamed from the House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as a result of anti-German public sentiment. In 1924 he appointed the first Labour ministry and in 1931 the Statute of Westminster recognised the dominions of the Empire as separate, independent states within the Commonwealth of Nations. He was plagued by illness throughout much of his later reign and at his death was succeeded by his eldest son, Edward VIII. Great Britain , also known as Britain , is an island in the North Atlantic off the north-west coast of continental Europe. With an area of 209,331 km. (80,823 sq mi), it is the largest island in Europe and the ninth-largest in the world. In 2011 the island had a population of about 61 million people, making it the third-most populous island in the world, after Java in Indonesia and Honshu in Japan. The island is the largest in the British Isles archipelago , which also includes the island of Ireland to its west and over 1,000 smaller surrounding islands. The island is dominated by an oceanic climate with quite narrow temperature differences between seasons. Politically, the island is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland , constituting most of its territory: most of England , Scotland , and Wales are on the island, with their respective capital cities, London , Edinburgh , and Cardiff. The term Great Britain often extends to include surrounding islands that form part of England, Scotland, and Wales. A single Kingdom of Great Britain resulted from the Union of Scotland and England (which already comprised the present-day countries of England and Wales) in 1707. More than a hundred years before, in 1603, King James VI , King of Scots , had inherited the throne of England, but it was not until 1707 that the Parliaments of the two countries agreed to form a unified state. In 1801, Great Britain united with the neighbouring Kingdom of Ireland , forming the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland , which was renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland after the Irish Free State seceded in 1922. Frequently Asked Asked Questionss. What is a certificate of authenticity and what guarantees do you give that the item is authentic? Is there a number I can call you with questions about my order? When should I leave feedback? Once you receive your order, please leave a positive. Please don’t leave any negative feedbacks, as it happens many times that people rush to leave feedback before letting sufficient time for the order to arrive. The matter of fact is that any issues can be resolved, as reputation is most important to me. My goal is to provide superior products and quality of service. The item “1932 Great Britain United Kingdom UK King GEORGE V Silver Half Crown Coin i55217″ is in sale since Tuesday, May 03, 2016. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Half Crown”. The seller is “highrating_lowprice” and is located in Rego Park, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Circulated//Uncirculated: Uncirculated
  • Year: 1932
  • Composition: Silver

1932 Great Britain United Kingdom UK King GEORGE V Silver Half Crown Coin i55217