Crown Coin Specification

Author: Juliana Chard - Numismatist

Published: 14 Jan 2019

Last Updated: 20 Aug 2019

This page lists the specifications of Crowns (Five Shillings) and Five Pound Coins over the years. You can find the specifications for each indiviual dated crown on their own page, with the option to buy crowns.

 

Issue Monarch Diameter Weight Version Alloy AMW
1604-1605 James I (2nd Coinage)   1.92 Gold .916 0.057
1509-1547 Henry VIII     Gold    
1551-1553 Edward VI     Silver .925  
1601-1602 Elizabeth I 43.00   Silver .925  
1604-1609 James I (2nd Coinage)   2.25 Gold .916 0.066
1604-1613 James I (2nd Coinage)   28.28 Silver 0.925 0.8410
1615-1616 James I (2nd Coinage)   2.25 Gold .916 0.066
1620-1624 James I (3rd Coinage) 43.50 28.28 Gold .925 0.8410
1625-1626 Charles I   2.250 Gold .916 0.066
1631-1641 Charles I (Tower Mint) 43.00 28.28 Silver .925  
1631-1632 Charles I (Milled) 44.00   Silver    
1635-1636 Charles I (Tower Mint)   2.25 Gold 0.916 0.066
1642-1643 Charles I (Truro Mint) 46.00   Silver 0.925  
1643-1646 Charles I 43.00 28.28 Silver .925  
1658 Oliver Cromwell 39.50   Silver .925  
1662-1684 Charles II 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1686-1688 James II 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1691-1692 William & Mary 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1695-1700 William III 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1703-1713 Anne 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1716-1726 George I 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1732-1751 George II 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1818-1820 George III 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1821-1826 George IV 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1831-1834 William IV 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1839-1900 Victoria 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1902 Edward VII 38.61 28.28 Silver .925 0.8410
1927-1936 George V 38.61 28.28 Silver .500 0.455
1937 George VI 38.61 28.28 Silver .500 0.455
1951 George VI 38.61 28.28 Cupro-Nickel    
1953-Present Elizabeth II 38.61 28.28 Cupro-Nickel    
1972-Present Elizabeth II 38.61 28.28 Silver Proof 0.925 0.8410
2004-Present Elizabeth II 38.61 56.56 Silver Piedfort 0.925 1.682
1990-Present Elizabeth II 38.61 39.94 Gold Proof 0.917 1.1775
2004-2015 Elizabeth II 38.61 94.20 Platinum Proof 0.995 3.0271

 


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