Description: The silver Elizabeth II half crowns (2/6), a silver coin consisting of approximately 0.23 troy ounces of silver with a silver purity of 50%, features Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and a crowned shield (part of the Coat of Arms of the Union of South Africa) on the reverse.

Face Value: 2 1/2 S (2/6)

Obverse Image: Queen Elizabeth II

Reverse Image: Crowned shield (part of the Coat of Arms of the Union of South Africa) on the reverse.

Diameter: 32.3 mm

Thickness:  N.A.

Total Weight (grams): 14.13 grams

Silver Percentage (%): 50%

Silver Content (troy ounces): 0.23 troy ounces of silver.

Year(s) of Minting: 1953-1960

1953-1960 Silver Elizabeth II Half Crowns Obverse

Obverse

1953-1960 Silver Elizabeth II Half Crowns Reverse

Reverse

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