1947 George VI Scottish Shilling

Regular price £8.00

Condition  UNC

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Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George VI left, legend around.

Lettering:
GEORGIVS VI D:G:BR:OMN:REX
HP

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

Engraver: Thomas Humphrey Paget 

 

Reverse

Crowned lion seated atop crown holding sword and sceptre dividing date, shields flank, legend above, denomination below.

Lettering:
FID:DEF·IND:IMP
19 47.
K G
ONE·SHILLING

Translation: Defender of the Faith Emperor of India

Engraver: George Kruger Gray 

Dimensions
Diameter Weight Thickness
23.5 5.66 1.76
Features
Edge Metal Mint
Reeded Copper-nickel London
Mintage
Circulation Mint Sets Proof
12,282,200
Catalogue References
Krause Coincraft Spink
KM# 864 4104-1947