Coin - Shilling, George V, Great Britain, 1926 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1522

Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
George V (1911-1936)

A shilling is a 12 pence coin. Third coinage, smaller head, BM to right on truncation.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.65 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: reg. no nu 1522
Themes this item is part of: Edgar Bertram Mackennal, Sculptor (1863-1931), HRH King George V (1865-1936), 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: 1926 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below on neck truncation in small letters, B.M. (Bertram MacKennal); around, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Reverse Description: Crowned lion to left head facing, standing on crown, the date, 1926, divided by the crown; around above, FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below, ONE SHILLING
Edge Description: milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM King George V, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Sir Bertram Mackennal
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4033 Pages

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