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Coin type: Shilling Lion on Crown (Second Design)
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 produced1927 - 1936 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.500 Silver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
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 inscriptionGEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Reverse

Crowned lion to left, head facing, standing on crown; around, FID: DEF: IND: IMP: ONE SHILLING and the date (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). Above the lion's tail in small letters, the artist's initials KG (for George Kruger Gray).

"Fourth coinage", design differs from that of "Old type" shillings of 1902 - 1927.

Reverse inscriptionFID: DEF: IND: IMP: ONE SHILLING [year]
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Shilling Lion on Crown (Second Design): Photos

Proof Coin - Shilling, George V, Great Britain, 1928
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Proof Coin - Shilling, George V, Great Britain, 1928
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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List of 10 coins of type: Shilling Lion on Crown (Second Design) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1927 New Type 9,262,244 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1928 18,136,778 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1929 19,343,006 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1930 3,137,092 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1931 6,993,926 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1932 12,168,101 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1933 11,511,624 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1934 6,138,463 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1935 9,183,462 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Shilling 1936 11,910,613 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX