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Coin type: Shilling
Description

The Australian Shilling was a coin of the Commonwealth of Australia prior to decimalization. The coin was minted from 1910 until 1963, excluding 1923, 1929, 1930, 1932, 1938, 1947, 1949 and 1951. After decimalization on 14 February 1966, it was equal to 10¢.

During World War II, between 1942-1944, shilling production was supplemented by coinage produced at the San Francisco branch of the United States Mint, which bear a small S below the ram's head.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Pound
Sub-type of Sub-types Shilling - Coat of Arms
Shilling - Ram's head
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1910 - 1963 CurrentNo (demonetised 1966)
MaterialSilver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6500
Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Throughout the history of the coin, monarchs were: King Edward VII, King George V, king George VI and Queen Elizabeth II.

No shilling coins were issued during the reign of King Edward VIII.

Obverse inscriptionLegend of the monarch.
Reverse

Reverse inscription
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Notes

If you keep your coins in 2x2 cardboard holders, the best size for shillings is 25mm.

Shilling: Photos

Australia 1910 shilling
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Notes: Coat of Arms (1910 - 1936).
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Australia 1953 shilling
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Notes: Ram's head (1937 - 1963).
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Australia 1910 shilling
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Notes: King Edward VII (1910).
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Australia 1915-H shilling
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Notes: King George V (1911 - 1936).
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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Australia, 1945
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Notes: King George VI, Emperor of India (1938 - 1948).
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Coin - 1 Shilling, Australia, 1950
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Notes: King George VI (1950 - 1952).
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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Specimen Strike, Australia, 1953
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1953 - 1954).
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Australia 1958 shilling
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Notes: Queen Elizabeth II, Defender of the Faith (1955 - 1963).
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List of 47 coins of type: Shilling from Australia
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1910 2,536,069 King Edward VII Portrait by George William de Saulles (Crowned Bust) EDWARDVS VII D:G: BRITT. OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Shilling 1911 1,700,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1912 1,000,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1913 1,200,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1914 3,300,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1915 1,300,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1916 5,141,025 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1917 5,274,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1918 3,761,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1919 (pattern) unknown King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:
Shilling 1920 520,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1921 1,641,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1922 2,039,924 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1924 673,658 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1925 1,448,794 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1926 2,352,100 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1927 1,146,050 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1928 664,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1931 1,000,570 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1933 220,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1934 480,100 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1935 500,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1936 2,000,000 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Crowned Bust) GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT: OMN: REX F.D.IND:IMP:
Shilling 1937 (pattern) 6
Shilling 1938 1,484,250 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1939 1,520,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1940 760,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1941 3,040,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1942 5,380,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1943 18,720,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1944 22,576,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1945 (not released) unknown King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Shilling 1946 11,388,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1948 4,132,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Shilling 1950 7,188,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX FIDEI DEF.
Shilling 1952 19,644,000 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX FIDEI DEF.
Shilling 1953 12,204,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA
Shilling 1954 16,188,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA
Shilling 1955 7,493,200 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1956 6,065,500 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1957 12,669,256 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1958 7,413,506 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1959 10,877,506 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1960 14,513,509 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1961 31,865,506 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1962 6,594,016 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling 1963 10,074,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH.II.DEI.GRATIA.REGINA.F:D:
Shilling: Some useful external links
Wikipedia: Shilling (Australian)