South Africa, 5 Shillings (Crown) 1952. Choice UNC

Because of World War II the only Silver Crown issued for King George VI in this country was his Coronation issue of 1937. But South Africa issued Silver crowns for this monarch from 1947 until he died in 1952. This is the last George VI Silver Crown ever to be issued. This 1952 South African Silver Crown is also very special, as it is South Africa’s first-ever commemorative coin. It was issued for the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Cape Town. On the reverse is a wonderful old sailing ship and the dates 1652-1952. Struck in 500 fine Silver, the examples that we have on offer are in Choice Brilliant Uncirculated condition, which is about as fine a quality as you can get. A friend in South Africa says that there are no crowns available there, so perhaps our offer is even just a little bit better.
Availability: In stock
SKU: FSA4629
Old price: £42.50
£39.50
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