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Coin - Shilling, George VI, Great Britain, 1948 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 29856

Summary:
Cupro-Nickel coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
George VI (1936-1952)

Scottish Reverse
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Eva Maxted, 1985
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.63 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: George Kruger Gray, Designer, Painter & Medallist (1880-1943), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Thomas Humphrey Paget, Medallist (1893-1974), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection, HRH George VI (1895-1952)
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Scottish
DateEra: 1948 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; below neck in small letters, HP (T. Humphrey Paget); around, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Reverse Description: Crowned Scottish lion facing, holding sword and sceptre, on crown dividing a shield bearing the cross of St. Andrew and a thistle, and the date, 1948; around above, FID: DEF: IND: IMP:; around below, ONE SHILLING; in small letters divided by the lion, K G (G. Kruger Gray)
Edge Description: Milled
Material: Cupro Nickel
Issued By: HM George VI, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Thomas Paget - Royal Mint, London
Artist: George Gray - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 4104 Pages

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