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Coin: Shilling 1937 (pattern)
Description

Ram's head facing three-quarters left; around above, AUSTRALIA, around below between two Federation stars, SHILLING . 1937 . The artist's initials, KG is in the field above the star on the right.

Uniface (reverse only).

According to The Australian Coin Chart 1966 "A few Pattern Shillings dated 1919 and 1937 have been reported and would realise over £500 at Auction".

According to the Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1649 - 1971, "10 to 15 are known".

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling - Ram's head (Sterling silver)
Year1937 CurrentNo (demonetised 1966)
Mintage6 (6)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Melbourne Mint unknown Letter M
MaterialSilver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6500
Obverse

None (the coin is uniface).

Obverse inscription

None

Reverse

Ram's head facing three-quarters left; around above, AUSTRALIA, around below between two Federation stars, SHILLING . 1937 . The artist's initials, KG is in the field above the star on the right.

Reverse inscription

AUSTRALIA SHILLING 1937

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling 1937 (pattern): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# Pn26
Shilling 1937 (pattern): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
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List of all (47) coins of type: Australia / Shilling
Shilling 1910 Shilling 1911 Shilling 1912 Shilling 1913 Shilling 1914 Shilling 1915
Shilling 1916 Shilling 1917 Shilling 1918 Shilling 1919 (pattern) Shilling 1920 Shilling 1921
Shilling 1922 Shilling 1924 Shilling 1925 Shilling 1926 Shilling 1927 Shilling 1928
Shilling 1931 Shilling 1933 Shilling 1934 Shilling 1935 Shilling 1936 Shilling 1937 (pattern)
Shilling 1938 Shilling 1939 Shilling 1940 Shilling 1941 Shilling 1942 Shilling 1943
Shilling 1944 Shilling 1945 (not released) Shilling 1946 Shilling 1948 Shilling 1950 Shilling 1952
Shilling 1953 Shilling 1954 Shilling 1955 Shilling 1956 Shilling 1957 Shilling 1958
Shilling 1959 Shilling 1960 Shilling 1961 Shilling 1962 Shilling 1963