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Coin type: Shilling Lion on Crown (First Design, debased)
Description

Composition: 0.500 silver (0.0903 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling Sub-types
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1920 - 1927 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.500 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6600
Obverse

Bare head of King George V facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

Obverse inscription

GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX

Reverse

At centre crowned lion to left, head facing standing on crown, the date divided by the crown; around, FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ONE SHILLING. (FID: DEF: IND: IMP: is 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).

Reverse inscription

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

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling Lion on Crown (First Design, debased): Photos

Coin - Shilling, George V, Great Britain, 1926
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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Coin - Shilling, George V, Great Britain, 1926
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
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List of 8 coins of type: Shilling Lion on Crown (First Design, debased) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1920 22,825,142 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1921 22,648,763 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1922 27,215,738 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1923 14,575,243 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1924 9,250,095 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1925 5,418,764 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1926 22,516,453 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1927 Old Type 9,262,244 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX