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Proof Coin - 1 Shilling, Southern Rhodesia, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14531

Summary:
Proof 1 Shilling, Issued by Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1937
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.631 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR, artist's initials, KG, below neck truncation
Reverse Description: The crest of the Arms of Southern Rhodesia, the bird from a carving discovered at Great Zimbabwe; the bird divides the date 1937; around, SOUTHERN RHODESIA ONE SHILLING; the artist's initials, KG, below the bird
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1937
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1932
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#11
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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