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GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
GEORGIVS V DEI GRATIA BRITANNIARUM OMNIUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR INDIAE IMPERATOR

Translated native Latin: George the Fifth, through the elegant of God, King of every the Britains, Defender of the Faith, Emperor that India.

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This legend was displayed on British and also colonial coinage between 1911 and also 1936 throughout the regime of King George V. Through long-standing tradition, the legends of judgment British monarchs are rendered in Latin. Top top coinage, these room abbreviated due to the fact that of the limited space available. Below, girlfriend can find a list of the individual coins that had it on your obverse.

Note: spelled as "GEORGIVS V. DG. BRITT: OMN: REX. FD. IND: IMP:" on the 1935 "Rocking Horse" (modern St George) crown.


GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP: - Example/s top top coins
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King George V, Emperor of India on gold coins

United Kingdom / sovereign 1916

This legend was displayed on British royal gold coinage between 1911 and 1932, after which time the pre-decimal sovereign denomination was discontinued for a time (production of fifty percent sovereigns had stopped earlier, in 1926).

It was linked with the King"s "Bare Head" portrait by teacher Edgar Bertram Mackennal.

Some catalogues perform these coins under Australia, Canada, India and also South Africa together well, due to the fact that branch mints the the royal Mint operated in those areas at the time. However, castle were nests at the time and not elevation countries; the coins struck over there were similar to the imperial coins, through the difference between them - a small mint note - visible with only a magnifying glass, and also were legal tender throughout the British realm no issue where they to be made. Consequently, they are all detailed under uk on this site.

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King George V, Emperor of India on silver- coins

United Kingdom / Crown 1935 Rocking Horse

The legend was likewise displayed top top British imperial silver coinage in between 1911 and also 1936, and also on the early american coinage of assorted British colonies.

It was linked with the King"s "Bare Head" portrait by teacher Edgar Bertram Mackennal on imperial coins and the "Crowned Bust" (also by sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal) on early american coins.

Note the slight distinction in order (the dots after Latin abbreviations) which occurs on this (Rocking horse Crown) coin only.

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King George V, Emperor that India on bronze coins

Australia / Halfpenny 1928

The legend was additionally displayed ~ above British royal bronze coinage in between 1911 and also 1936, and also on the early american coinage of miscellaneous British colonies.

As v the silver coins, it was merged with either the King"s "Bare Head" portrait by sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal (on imperial coins) or with his "Crowned Bust" (also by teacher Edgar Bertram Mackennal) on early american coins.

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King George V, Emperor of India on contemporary coins

Australia / Twenty cent 2000 (Silver, King George V)

Interestingly, the legend has also been "resurrected" on modern-day coins, such together an Australian series re-issuing iconic coin designs native Australia"s numismatic past.