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1817 shilling value - United Kingdom

United Kingdom


George III


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What is a 1817 British shilling coin worth?

Values, images, and specifications for the 1817 shilling from the UK.

The retail value of a

1817 British shilling can

range from £5 to over

£155, depending on grade,

condition, desirability, and


Our guide below shows retail

estimates based on grade.

VG F VF EF aUnc Unc
£5 £12 £30 £90 £120 £155+

Values are in UK Pounds

Further information on grading, condition, detractors, and

how to assess your coin can be found further down this page.

The 1817 United Kingdom shilling reverse shows

the UK coat of arms with the royal crown above,

surrounded by a garter with the Anglo-Norman

motto of the British chivalric Order of the Garter,


The shield quadrants show three lions representing

England, one lion representing Scotland, and a harp

representing Ireland. In the center is a crowned shield

with the Hanoverian arms.

primary varieties: '1817', 'GEOE', and 'RRITT'

1817 UK shilling reverse

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1817 UK shilling obverse

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The obverse features the laureate head of

King George III facing right, with the legend:

'GEOR:III D:G:' to the left, 'BRITT:REX F:D:'

to the right, and the date below.

images courtesy of R. White


Monarch King George III
Edge reeded
Weight 5.65 grams
Diameter 23.5 mm
Comp 92.5% silver
Minted London, England
Mintage approx. 3,031,360 (inc varieties)
Scarcity relatively common for period


Obverse Benedetto Pistrucci
Reverse Thomas Wyon

1817 United Kingdom

shilling specifications

1817 United Kingdom

shilling design

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Grading Terms

VG Very Good
F Fine
VF Very Fine
EF Extremely Fine
aUnc about Uncirculated
Unc Uncirculated