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1 Shilling - George VI

Features

Country Cyprus
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1947
Value 1 Shilling (1/20)
Currency Pound (1879-1955)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 5.65 g
Diameter 23.7 mm
Thickness 1.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 27
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Crowned head to left P.M. (= Percy Metcalfe) in relief below and in a circle the inscription

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI DEI GRA.REX ET IND.IMP.
P.M.

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

Two heraldic lions. K.G. (=Kruger Gray) in relief below and in a circle the inscription

Lettering:
ONE CYPRUS SHILLING
1947

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Reeded, more fine than silver coins of the same period

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1947  1,440,000 5.46 6.22 100%
1947  1.4% Proof

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