1 Shilling - George VI

Features

Issuer Australia
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1944
Value 1 Shilling (1/20)
Currency Pound (1910-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 5.65 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Number N# 2975
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References KM# 39
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Portrait of King George VI facing left

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX F:D:IND:IMP.
HP

Translation: George VI by the Grace of God, King of all the British territories, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget

Thomas Humphrey Paget OBE was an English medal and coin designer and modeller. Paget's designs are indicated by the initials 'HP'. Paget was first approached by the Royal Mint in 1936 after the accession of King Edward VIII. Paget's recommendation had come via his earlier design for the obverse of a medal featuring the then-Prince of Wales.

Reverse

Merino ram

Lettering:
AUSTRALIA
KG
*SHILLING·1940*

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

George Kruger Gray was an English artist, best remembered for his designs of coinage and stained glass windows.

Edge

Reeded

1 Shilling - George VI -  obverse

© Frank Robson (free for all use)

Mints

Royal Mint, London, United Kingdom
Royal Mint, Melbourne, Australia (1872-1969)
S United States Mint, San Francisco, United States (1854-date)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  1 484 000 5.54 10% Circulation
1938  0.3% Proof
1939  1 520 000 8.46 8.40 8.35 9% Circulation
1939  0.18% Proof
1940  760 000 15 5% Circulation
1941  3 040 000 4.70 11% Circulation
1942  1 380 000 3.18 4.70 11 15% Circulation
1942 S 4 000 000 4.28 4.15 8.48 16% Circulation
1943  2 720 000 2.95 4.63 4.08 16% Circulation
1943 S 16 000 000 3.43 2.93 4.08 5.87 8.76 9.03 54% Circulation
1944  14 576 000 4.70 7.86 13% Circulation
1944 S 8 000 000 2.62 3.15 4.72 12 20 23% Circulation

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