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Coin: Shilling 1940
Description

A silver coin (23.5 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring a bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP: ; below bust in small lettering the artist's initials H.P.

The reverse features a ram's head facing three-quarters left; around above, AUSTRALIA, around below between two Federation stars, SHILLING . 1940. The artist's initials, KG is in the field above the star on the right.

CountryAustralia CurrencyAustralian Pound
Face value1 (x Shilling) TypeShilling - Ram's head (Sterling silver)
Year1940 CurrentNo (demonetised 1966)
Mintage760,000 (760000)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Melbourne Mint No mint mark 760,000 (760000)
MaterialSilver DesignerGeorge Kruger Gray
MonarchKing George VI EffigyPortrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6500
Obverse

Bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP: The artist's initials H.P. in the field below the back of the neck.

Obverse inscription GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX: F:D:IND:IMP.
Reverse

Ram's head facing three-quarters left; around above, AUSTRALIA, around below between two Federation stars, SHILLING . 1940. The artist's initials, KG is in the field above the star on the right.

Reverse inscription

AUSTRALIA SHILLING 1940

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

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Shilling 1940: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 39
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote ValuesE29
Australian Coin ChartB27
Shilling 1940: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values 1965 Mint
Renniks, Australian Coin and Banknote Values 1965 Mintage
Australian Coin Chart 1965 Mintage
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Shilling 1940: Some useful external links
Australia 1940 shilling - CoinFactsWiki Cruzi's Coins: Australian Shillings: 1940 Australian Silver Shilling
Museums Victoria: Coin - 1 Shilling, Australia, 1940 TDK Australian Pre-Decimal coins: 1940 Australian Shilling
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