There are three different obverses and one reverses issued
for the half crown of the George II reign. There are however
different issue marks in angles on the reverses of some half
crowns. Roses - silver from west of England mines, Roses &
Plumes - silver from "Company for smelting down lead with
Pitcole and Seacole" and Plumes - silver from mines in Wales.

Some coins of 1745 and 1746 have LIMA below the bust.
These were made using silver captured from the Spanish  by
Admiral George Anson in June 1743.

The first obverse was by John Croker. The second and third
obverse's were by John Sigismund Tanner.

The only difference between the second and third obverse's
are that in the second obverse the U in GEORGIUS is in the
shape of a U, whereas in the third obverse it is the shape of
a V.


1721-1751 Silver, 14.9 grams, 34mm Diameter.
GEORGE II HALF CROWN
1731-1751
George II Half Crown
1731-1741
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Roses, Roses and Plumes,
& Plumes issue marks
Position of Lima Mark
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George II Half Crown
1743-1745
George II Half Crown
1746-1751
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GEORGE IV
GEORGE III
GEORGE II
GEORGE I
ANNE
WILLIAM III
WILLIAM & MARY
VICTORIA
EDWARD VII
ERROR COINS
GEORGE V
GEORGE VI
WILLIAM IV
EDWARD VIII
GRADING COINS
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CROMWELL
JAMES II
CHARLES II
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