United Kingdom: Coin Type Shilling Three Shields - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Type Shilling Three Shields (issued 1893 - 1901)
Coin TypeShilling Three Shields

Composition: 0.925 silver (0.1682 oz ASW).

Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Victoria facing left wearing veil over back of crown, ribbon and star of the Garter, pearl necklet with pendant and pearl earring; around, VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·; in field below bust the artist's initials, T.B. (for Thomas Brock).

Obverse InscriptionVICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITT: REGINA F: D:
Reverse

Partly within the Garter, three shields with arms of England, Ireland and Scotland below a crown; motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE partly obscured by shields; a rose, thistle and shamrock between shields; crossed scepters behind shields; around, 'ONE SHILLING 1893'; the date divided by the base of the Garter.

Reverse InscriptionONE SHILLING [year]
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
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Shilling Three Shields: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling
From1893
To1901
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerEdward Paynter
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)23.5000
Mass (g)5.6552
Shilling Three Shields: Photos
ImageDetails
Proof Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1893
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Common reverse (1893 - 1901).
Source
Proof Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1893
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Queen Victoria (1893 - 1901).
Source