Menu

1 Shilling - George VI

1 Shilling - George VI -  obverse1 Shilling - George VI -  reverse

© M@verick

Features

Country East Africa
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1937-1946
Value 1 Shilling (1)
Currency Shilling (1921-1967)
Composition Silver (.250)
Weight 7.7759 g
Diameter 27.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 28,
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Michael, Thomas & Tracy L. Schmidt; 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Michael, Thomas (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Schmidt, Tracy L. (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Schön# 31
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Battenberg, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Kahnt, Helmut & Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Schön, Gerhard & Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Battenberg. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Crowned head of king George VI left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI REX ET INDIAE IMPERATOR:
PM

Engraver: Percy Metcalfe

Percy Metcalfe, CVO, RDI, was an English artist sculptor and designer. He is recognised mostly for his coin designs and his contribution to the Ashtead Pottery Collection.

Reverse

Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle

Lettering:
EAST AFRICA
1
SHILLING
1937

Edge

Reeded

Comments

See also

Manage my collection

To manage your collection, please log in.


Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1937 H 7,672,000 14% KM#28.1 (thin rim)
1937 H 0.4% KM#28.1 (thin rim); Proof
1941 I 7,000,000 5.63 38% KM#28.1 (thin rim)
1941 I 6% KM#28.2 (thick rim); Rare
1942 H 4,430,000 5.96 15% KM#28.1 (thin rim)
1942 H 0.8% KM#28.1 (thin rim); Proof
1942 I 3,900,000 10% KM#28.3 (retouched central image)
1943 I 50 2.0% KM#28.3 (retouched central image)
1944 H 10,000,000 9.69 14% KM#28.1 (thin rim)
1944 SA 5,820,000 1.95 8% KM#28.4 (Obverse and reverse as KM#28.1, edge reeding close)
1945 SA 10,080,000 10% KM#28.4 (Obverse and reverse as KM#28.1, edge reeding close)
1946 SA 18,260,000 4.90 20% KM#28.4 (Obverse and reverse as KM#28.1, edge reeding close)

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

Members from this site want to exchange it: aleroe, donmart, sirivinu, LUCAS1378, masterguru, imagine64, roddy78, Charl, Peal, yvon, Johnvianneg, kyo19792001, enrico, kashmala, KoToFF, squash70, sangriablanca, lumome

Feedback: none
Country: Norway
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×768)
Country: Austria
Languages : English German French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×102)
Country: India
Languages : English Hindi Telugu
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×54)
Country: France
Languages : French English Spanish
Feedback: none
Country: France
Languages : English French
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×10)
Country: France
Languages : French English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×149)
Country: Italy
Languages : English French Italian
Feedback: none
Country: South Africa
Languages : English Afrikaans
Feedback: none
Country: Argentina
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×36)
Country: Netherlands
Languages : English Dutch
Feedback: none
Country: Uganda
Languages : English
Feedback: none
Country: Bolivia
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×165)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×29)
Country: Pakistan
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×3)
Country: Portugal
Languages : English Portuguese Russian Ukrainian
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×14)
Country: United States
Languages : English
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×205)
Country: Italy
Languages :
English German Spanish French Italian Portuguese
Feedback: 5/55/55/55/55/5 (×32)
Country: Italy
Languages : English Italian

» See the details of the coins available for swap

Numista Rarity index: 18 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

Bullion value: 1.12 USD Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of silver at 578 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from East Africa

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Match past online sales
Coins East Africa 1 Shilling - George VI