Coin - Shilling, George III, Great Britain, 1787 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 872

Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
George III (1760-1820)

This type of coin was made current by Proclamation in New South Wales in November 1800 at 1 shilling 1 penny.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.003 g (Weight)

More information

Tagged with: australian proclamation 1800
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1787 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of the King wearing armour facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse Description: Four shields arranged to form a cross with the Star of the Garter at its centre; between arms of cross, a crown; around, M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E 1787, the date being below the shield containing Irish arms. No semee of hearts in Hanoverian shield.
Edge Description: diagonal milled, ///
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George III, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3743 Pages

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