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Coin - 1 Shilling, Australia, 1941 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 5154

Summary:
Australia
Shilling 1941 (AD)
Mint: Melbourne
Description:
A silver coin (23.5 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring a bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP: ; below bust in small lettering the artist's initials H.P.. The reverse features a ram's head facing three-quarters left; around above, AUSTRALIA, around below between two Federation stars, SHILLING . 1941. The artist's initials, KG is in the field above the star on the right.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23.5 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.635 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: farm animals, sheep
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), HRH George VI (1895-1952), Melbourne Mint, Medal Makers, Victoria, Australia, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), Deputy Masters of the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint, Closure of Melbourne Mint, Melbourne Mint during World War II, Establishment of Melbourne Mint, 1872, Melbourne Mint
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Australia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1941 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Bare head of George VI facing left; around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
The artis's initials H.P. in the field below the back of the neck.
Reverse Description: Ram's head facing three-quarters left; around above, AUSTRALIA, around below between two Federation stars, SHILLING . 1941. The artist's initials, KG is in the field above the star on the right.
Edge Description: Milled
Inscriptions: Obverse: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX F:D: IND: IMP
Reverse: AUSTRALIA SHILLING 1941 KG
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM George VI, Australia
Mint: Melbourne (Mint)
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London

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