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Coin type: Scottish Shilling (Second Design)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling Sub-types
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1953 - 1970 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
MaterialCuproNickel DesignerWilliam Gardner
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6500
Obverse

Laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, incuse on bust truncation the artist's initials M.G. (for Mary Gillick); around, ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA (in 1953 only), changed to ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA in 1954.

Obverse inscription

ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA or ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA

Reverse

Crowned flat topped shield bearing the arms of Scotland dividing the date; in small letters at lower edges of the shield the artist's initials, WG (for William Gardner); around above, FID DEF; around below, ONE SHILLING.

Reverse inscription

FID DEF [year] ONE SHILLING

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Scottish Shilling (Second Design): Photos

Proof Coin - Shilling, Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1953
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Common reverse (1953 - 1970).
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Proof Coin - Shilling, Elizabeth II, Great Britain, 1953
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Elizabeth II, Queen of all the Britains (1953).
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Great Britain 1957 shilling KM-905
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
Notes: Queen Elizabeth II (1954 - 1970).
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List of 14 coins of type: Scottish Shilling (Second Design) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1953 Scottish 20,703,528 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA
Shilling 1954 Scottish 26,771,735 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1955 Scottish 27,950,906 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1956 Scottish 42,853,639 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1957 Scottish 17,959,988 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1958 Scottish 40,822,557 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1959 Scottish 1,012,988 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1960 Scottish 14,375,932 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1961 Scottish 2,762,558 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1962 Scottish 18,967,310 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1963 Scottish 32,300,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1964 Scottish 5,246,560 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1965 Scottish 31,364,000 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Shilling 1970 Scottish (Proof only) 750,476 Queen Elizabeth II Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) + ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA