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Coin type: Scottish Shilling (First Design, silver)
Description

Between 1937 and 1970, British shilling coins were issued with English and Scottish design each year. This is the Scottish design.

Composition: 0.500 silver (0.0903 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling Sub-types
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1937 - 1946 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.925 silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6500
Obverse

Bare head of King George VI facing left; below the neck in small letters HP (for Thomas Humphrey Paget); around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX.

Obverse inscription

GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX

Reverse

Crowned Scottish lion facing, holding sword and sceptre, on crown dividing a shield bearing the cross of St. Andrew and a thistle, and the date; around above, FID: DEF: IND: IMP: (part of the monarch's legend - the other part being on the obverse; it is abbreviated from FIDEI DEFENSOR INDIAE IMPERATOR and means "Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India); around below, ONE SHILLING. In small letters divided by the lion, the artist's initials KG (for George Kruger Gray).

Reverse inscription

FID: DEF: IND: IMP: [year] ONE SHILLING or FID: DEF: [year] ONE SHILLING

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Scottish Shilling (First Design, silver): Photos

Great Britain 1946 Shilling
Copyright: smarty_marty24
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Great Britain 1946 Shilling
Copyright: smarty_marty24
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List of 10 coins of type: Scottish Shilling (First Design, silver) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1937 Scottish 6,775,277 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1938 Scottish 4,797,852 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1939 Scottish 10,263,892 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1940 Scottish 9,913,089 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1941 Scottish 8,086,030 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1942 Scottish 13,676,759 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1943 Scottish 9,824,214 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1944 Scottish 10,990,167 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1945 Scottish 15,106,270 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Shilling 1946 Scottish 16,381,501 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX