1 Shilling - George V 4th type

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1927-1936
Value 1 Shilling = 12 Pence (1/20)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 5.66 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 December 1990
Number N# 4416
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 833,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sp# 4039
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around.

Lettering: GEORGIVS V DEI GRA:BRITT:OMN:REX

Translation: George the Fifth by the Grace of God King of all the Britains

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

Crowned lion passant atop crown, legend above, denomination and date below.

Lettering:
FID·DEF IND·IMP
ONE·SHILLING·1936

Translation: Defender of the Faith Emperor of India

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 V (4th type) -  obverse

© Walter_Scott

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 2/11 troy ounce (87.3 grains).

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1927  $ 2.22 $ 3.53 $ 4.99 $ 21 12%
1927  2 0.15% Matte Proof
1927  15 000 0.6% Proof
1928  18 136 700 $ 1.26 $ 1.24 $ 2.58 $ 3.36 $ 7.40 $ 20 32%
1928  0.3% Proof
1929  19 343 000 $ 2.08 $ 2.43 $ 3.05 $ 3.79 $ 4.57 34%
1929  0.4% Proof
1930  3 137 000 $ 2.31 $ 3.87 $ 4.53 11%
1930  0.18% Proof
1931  6 993 900 $ 3.80 $ 2.55 $ 3.07 $ 4.41 17%
1931  0.2% Proof
1932  12 168 100 $ 1.54 $ 2.21 $ 3.96 $ 5.07 25%
1932  0.11% Proof
1933  11 511 600 $ 2.52 $ 2.43 $ 3.78 $ 5.66 24%
1933  0.3% Proof
1934  6 138 400 $ 1.44 $ 2.58 $ 4.74 $ 4.34 $ 5.28 17%
1934  0.15% Proof
1935  9 183 400 $ 1.64 $ 2.21 $ 3.39 $ 4.39 $ 7.98 21%
1935  0.18% Proof
1936  11 910 600 $ 1.60 $ 2.58 $ 3.55 $ 5.10 $ 5.66 32%
1936  0.4% Proof

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