1 Shilling - George VI

1 Shilling - George VI -  obverse1 Shilling - George VI -  reverse

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Features

Issuer New Guinea (Papua New Guinea)
King George VI (1936-1952)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1938-1945
Value 1 Shilling (1/20)
Currency Pound (1915-1966)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 5.3800 g
Diameter 23.5 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 7601
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Schön# 10
Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog / 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Crown over crossed sceptres, lettering around

Lettering:
GEORGIUS VI.D G.· ·REX ET IND.IMP.
K G

Translation: George VI by the grace of god King and 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.

Reverse

Pattern around hole with lettering around

Lettering:
TERRITORY OF NEW GUINEA
KG
·ONE·SHILLING·1938·

Engraver: George Kruger Gray

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

Edge

Reeded

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1938  3 400 000 $ 5.81 $ 7.93 $ 9.06 $ 8.04 76%
1945  2 000 000 $ 5.81 $ 6.70 $ 7.47 $ 11 39%

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