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What is a King George V shilling from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for George V one shilling coins from the UK,
Great Britain, England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland from 1911 to 1936.
All Coin Values resource
1911 to 1936
George V became King after the death
of his father, King Edward VII, in 1910.
By 1922 Ireland had divided. The UK became
'The United Kingdom of Great Britain and
Northern Ireland'. UK currency continued to be
used as the official legal tender of the newly
independent 'Irish Free State' until 1928.
12 pennies = 1 shilling = 1/20 of a pound
The first King George V era UK shilling
was minted in 1911, and the last in 1936.
The King George V era United Kingdom
shilling obverse features the bare head
of George V facing left.
From 1911 to 1927, the reverse shows a lion
standing on the royal crown, with the date
divided to either side.
The reverse was redesigned in 1927, retaining
the lion and crown, with the date in the legend.
The silver content was debased from 92.5%
to 50% in 1920.
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