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1 Shilling - George V

Features

Country East Africa
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1921-1925
Value 1 Shilling (1)
Currency Shilling (1921-1967)
Composition Silver (.250)
Weight 7.78 g
Diameter 27.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 21,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Schön# 24
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

A crowned portrait left and lettering "Georgius V Rex et Indiae Imperator" (George V, King and Emperor of India)

Lettering:
GEORGIVS V REX ET IND:IMP:
B.M.

Engraver: Edgar Bertram Mackennal

Sir Edgar Bertram Mackennal, KCVO, usually known as Bertram Mackennal, was an Australian sculptor, most famous for designing the coinage and stamps bearing the likeness of King George V. Signature: "BM".

Reverse

Lion walking right

Lettering:
EAST AFRICA
H
1
SHILLING
1922

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Mintmark H, if present, is positioned on reverse in soil under lion right above numeral "1" of denomination.

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1921  6,141,000 8.08
1921 H 4,240,000 30.59
1922  18,858,000 7.62
1922 H 20,052,000
1923  4,000,000 9.93
1924  44,604,000 2.38 3.03 6.23
1925  28,405,000 5.77
1925  5.61 Proof

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