Shilling Wreath, Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Shilling Wreath, Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 1831 - 1887)
Coin TypeShilling Wreath

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).

Obverse

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

Obverse InscriptionLegend 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 InscriptionONE SHILLING [year]
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
All Coins of Type: Shilling Wreath (54)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Shilling 1831 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1834 3,223,000 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1835 1,449,000 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1836 3,568,000 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1837 479,000 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Shilling 1838 1,956,240 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1839 5,666,760 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1840 1,639,440 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1841 875,160 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1842 2,094,840 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1843 1,465,200 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1844 4,466,760 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1845 4,082,760 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1846 4,031,280 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1848 1,041,480 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1849 645,480 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1850 685,080 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1851 470,071 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1852 1,306,574 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1853 4,256,188 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1854 522,414 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1855 1,368,499 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1856 3,168,000 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1857 2,562,120 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1858 3,108,600 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1859 4,561,920 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1860 1,671,120 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1861 1,382,040 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1862 954,360 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1863 859,320 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1864 4,518,360 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1865 5,619,240 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1866 4,989,600 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1867 2,166,120 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1868 3,330,360 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1869 736,560 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1870 1,467,471 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1871 4,910,010 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1872 8,897,781 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1873 6,589,598 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1874 5,503,747 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1875 4,353,983 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1876 1,057,387 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1877 2,980,703 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1878 3,127,131 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1879 3,611,407 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1880 4,842,786 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1881 5,255,332 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1882 1,611,786 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1883 7,281,450 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1884 3,923,993 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1885 3,336,527 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1886 2,086,819 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Shilling 1887 Wreath 4,034,133 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
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Shilling Wreath: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling
From1831
To1887
Face Value1 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)5.6552
Shilling Wreath: Photos
ImageDetails
Proof Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Wreath reverse, no die number (1831 - 1863, then 1879 - 1887).
Source
Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria Great Britain, 1873
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: Wreath reverse, die number (1864 - 1879).
Source
Proof Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1880
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: No die number (1880 - 1887).
Source
Proof Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author:
Notes: King William IV (1831 - 1837).
Source
Great Britain 1844 shilling
Copyright: CoinFactsWiki / CC BY-SA
Author:
Notes: Queen Victoria (1838 - 1887).
Source