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Coin type: Shilling Wreath
Description

This shilling type was struck between 1831 and 1887. Its design is the same as the sixpence coin issued in the same period; they differ by the denomination written on them and by their size and weight (the sixpence is exactly half the weight of the shilling).

Composition: 0.925 silver (0.1682 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling Sub-types
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1831 - 1887 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6552
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend. This type was struck during the reigns of King William IV and Queen Victoria.

Obverse inscription

Legend of the ruling British monarch

Reverse

In three lines, within a wreath of oak (right) and olive (left) surmounted by a crown, ONE SHILLING [year].

Reverse inscription

ONE SHILLING [year]

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling Wreath: Photos

Proof Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: Wreath reverse, no die number (1831 - 1863, then 1879 - 1887).
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Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria Great Britain, 1873
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: Wreath reverse, no die number (1864 - 1879).
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Proof Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: King William IV (1831 - 1837).
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Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1844
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
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Notes: Queen Victoria (1838 - 1887).
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List of 54 coins of type: Shilling Wreath from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1831 (Proof only) unknown King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1834 3,223,000 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1835 1,449,000 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1836 3,568,000 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1837 479,000 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1838 1,956,240 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1839 5,666,760 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1840 1,639,440 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1841 875,160 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1842 2,094,840 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1843 1,465,200 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1844 4,466,760 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1845 4,082,760 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1846 4,031,280 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1848 1,041,480 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1849 645,480 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1850 685,080 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1851 470,071 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1852 1,306,574 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1853 4,256,188 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1854 522,414 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1855 1,368,499 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1856 3,168,000 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1857 2,562,120 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1858 3,108,600 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1859 4,561,920 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1860 1,671,120 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1861 1,382,040 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1862 954,360 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1863 859,320 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1864 4,518,360 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1865 5,619,240 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1866 4,989,600 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1867 2,166,120 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1868 3,330,360 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1869 736,560 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1870 1,467,471 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1871 4,910,010 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1872 8,897,781 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1873 6,589,598 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1874 5,503,747 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1875 4,353,983 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1876 1,057,387 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1877 2,980,703 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1878 3,127,131 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1879 3,611,407 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1880 4,842,786 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1881 5,255,332 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1882 1,611,786 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1883 7,281,450 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1884 3,923,993 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1885 3,336,527 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1886 2,086,819 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1887 Wreath 4,034,133 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D: