Obverse:||King GEORGE VI - Design by Thomas Humphrey Paget.|
Legend: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP.
Reverse:||Royal Crown - Design by George Kruger-Gray.|
Legend: COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - ONE CROWN
|Edge:||Reeded - continuous mill.|
|Weight:||28.27 grams (436.3 grains).|
|Size:||38.5 mm (diameter).|
|Composition:||Sterling Silver - 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper.|
|Silver Content:||.8411 oz.|
|Mintage:||Melbourne: Circulation - 1,008,000.|
Proof - 100.
See the grading article on Australian Crowns.
Known Varieties & Errors:
||Dot after K.G|
In 1997, the 60th anniversary of the issue of the 1937 crown was celebrated by the Perth Mint with the release of a privy marked 2 ounce silver bullion coin.
In 1998, the Canberra mint released a .999 Silver Crown/Fifty Cents frosted proof coin with a reverse design struck from a modified die used for the production of the 1937 crown reverse.
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