1938 Crown about Uncirculated

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1938 Crown about Uncirculated

$595.00
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19371
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  • The perfect centrepiece to any predecimal coin collection
  • Mintage just 101,600 - scarce today!
  • Superb reverse motif by renowned artisan George Kruger Gray
  • Comprises nearly 1oz of sterling silver - measures 38.50mm
  • Secure yours today in stunning about Uncirculated!

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The 1938 Crown is an absolute must for any predecimal collection, with its small mintage and large size. Struck from sterling silver, this stunning coin is all the more breathtaking in about Uncirculated condition.

In 1937, the crown denomination was introduced into Australian circulation. Brought in to coincide with the Coronation of George VI, this coin was beautiful to look at. It spanned a generous 38.50mm and featured a regal reverse motif: the perfect tribute to a new King. However, as a circulating coin, it fell short.

The crown received a poor reception from the general public, who felt it was simply too bulky for practical everyday use. Minting continued into 1938, but was halted just some months into the new year. The mintage of 1938-dated crowns remained a meagre 101,600.

Do not miss your chance to secure the 1938 Crown in premium grade! This critical coin would form the ultimate centerpiece to your predecimal collection - click 'add to cart' now!

More Information
Country of IssueAustralia
Year of Issue1938
DenominationCrown
Weight (g)28.2800
MetalSilver
Metal Purity (%)92.50
GradeAbout Uncirculated
Diameter (mm)38.50
Issued ByMelbourne Mint
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