1 Shilling - George V 4th type

Features

Issuer United Kingdom (United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies)
King George V (1910-1936)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1927-1936
Value 1 Shilling (1⁄20)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.500)
Weight 5.66 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 December 1990
Number
N#
4416
References KM# 833,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Sp# 4039
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George V left, legend around.

Script: Latin

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

Reverse

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

Script: Latin

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

Translation: Defender of the Faith Emperor of India

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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  Photo $ 2.40 $ 3.20 $ 4.00 $ 5.80 14%
1927  2 0.11% Matte Proof
1927  15 000 0.7% Proof
1928  Photo 18 136 700 $ 1.20 $ 1.20 $ 2.50 $ 3.20 $ 6.60 $ 12 $ 54 32%
1928  0.3% Proof
1929  Photo 19 343 000 $ 1.90 $ 2.50 $ 2.80 $ 3.50 $ 4.70 $ 6.70 35%
1929  0.3% Proof
1930  Photo 3 137 000 $ 2.10 $ 4.10 $ 4.10 $ 4.10 $ 12 $ 130 11%
1930  0.14% Proof
1931  6 993 900 $ 2.50 $ 2.50 $ 3.00 $ 4.60 18%
1931  0.19% Proof
1932  12 168 100 $ 1.40 $ 2.10 $ 2.10 $ 3.70 $ 4.80 25%
1932  0.11% Proof
1933  11 511 600 $ 2.10 $ 2.10 $ 2.30 $ 3.40 $ 5.00 $ 6.10 24%
1933  Photo 0.2% Proof
1934  6 138 400 $ 1.80 $ 2.90 $ 4.20 $ 4.20 $ 5.00 18%
1934  0.11% Proof
1935  Photo 9 183 400 $ 1.80 $ 1.90 $ 2.20 $ 3.30 $ 5.30 $ 6.30 22%
1935  Photo 0.14% Proof
1936  Photo 11 910 600 $ 1.50 $ 2.70 $ 2.70 $ 3.40 $ 4.10 $ 5.30 $ 71 33%
1936  0.3% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232341
Lot 62305
Internet Archive
Oct 5, 2023 1927 UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232249
Lot 62545
Internet Archive
Dec 1, 2022 1928 UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
A Special Selection of World Coins Monthly Internet Auction 271912
Lot 36462
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2019 1928 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 61.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Katz
Auction 63
Lot 1352
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 1928 AU USD 11.72
(EUR 11.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Katz
Auction 92
Lot 2541
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2023 1929 XF USD 43.70
(EUR 41.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
2024 February 18 Spotlight: Great Britain World Coins Showcase Auction 61362
Lot 21258
Internet Archive
Feb 18, 2024 1930 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 109.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
2023 October 22 - 23 Spotlight: Great Britain World Coins Showcase Auction 61344
Lot 25615
Internet Archive
Oct 22, 2023 1930 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 129.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
2021 November 14 Selections from the Kansas Collection of European Coins Showcase Auction 61236
Lot 98134
Internet Archive
Nov 14, 2021 1930 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 372.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 12 - 13 World Coins Signature Auction - New York 3081
Lot 30867
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2020 1933 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR65)
USD 1800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Shilling - George V (4th type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232408
Lot 64241
Internet Archive
Feb 15, 2024 1935 UNC
The lot includes several items.
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