1935 Silver Jubilee Rocking Horse Crown

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King George V (1910-1936)
Type: Circulating commemorative coin
Year: 1935
Composition: Silver (.500)
Weight: 28.28 g

There were many crowns issues during George V's reign; however, the most special of those was 1935 for the 25th Anniversary of the Jubilee of King George V. The crown was only issued for a year struck in .500 fine Silver and next year the king passed away.

Commemorative issue 25th anniversary of accession of King George V

Obverse:
Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V. DG. BRITT: OMN: REX. FD. IND: IMP:

Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains Defender of the Faith Emperor of India

Reverse:
An Art Deco rendering of St. George slaying the dragon left, denomination and date above.

Lettering:
C R O W N 1 9 3 5

Edge
Plain with incuse lettering

Lettering: * DECUS ET TUTAMEN * ANNO REGNI XXV

Translation: * An ornament and a safeguard * 25th year of reign