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1 Shilling - George VI

1 Shilling - George VI -  obverse 1 Shilling - George VI -  reverse

Obverse © A. KOIFMAN JR - Reverse © A. KOIFMAN JR.

Features

Country East Africa
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1948-1952
Value 1 Shilling (1)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 7.81 g
Diameter 27.8 mm
Thickness 1.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# 31, Schön# 36
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Weltmünzkatalog
by Gerhard Schön, Günter Schön
(Battenberg Gietl Verlag)

Obverse

Crowned head of king George VI left.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS SEXTVS·REX
PM

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

Lion and mountains within 3/4 circle.

Lettering:
EAST AFRICA
1
SHILLING
1952

Edge

Reeded

Comments

Position of the mint mark


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1948  19,704,000 1.08 1.02 2.22
1949  38,318,000 1.55 2.22
1949  Proof
1949 H 12,584,000 1.66
1949 KN 15,060,000
1950  56,362,000 1.92 1.90
1950  Proof
1950 H 12,416,000 1.96
1950 KN 10,040,000
1952  55,605,000 2.88 2.33 4.22
1952  Proof
1952 H 8,023,999 0.83
1952 KN 9,360,000 1.73

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging coins. Numista does not buy or sell coins.

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