General

Country
United Kingdom Flag: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Denomination
1 shilling
Value
0.05 Pound sterling (GBP)
Dates
AD1937 - 1946

Physical

Shape
Circle
Mass
5.66 g
Composition
50% Ag, 50% Cu
Diameter
23.59 mm
Thickness
1.70 mm

Design

Orientation
Medallic (↑ ↑)
Edge
Milled/reeded

Other

Krause ID
853
Wikipedia Article
Shilling (British coin)

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Reverse
ruler
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(Georgivs VI Dei Gratia Britanniarum Omnium Rex)
King George VI head left
Fidei defensor Emperor of India in Latin
Tudor rose (5-petaled flower) flanked by diamonds Crowned lion on crown divides (date) Tudor rose (5-petaled flower) flanked by diamonds
(denomination)
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GEORGIVS VI BR:OMN:REX
FID·DEF KC IND·IMP
ONE·SHILLING
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United Kingdom 2 shillings (1937 - 1946)