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What is a King George VI shilling from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for George VI one shilling coins from the UK,
Great Britain, England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland from 1937 to 1952.
All Coin Values resource
1937 to 1952
George VI became King after his brother,
King Edward VIII, abdicated in 1936.
George VI's reign oversaw the continued dismantling of the British Empire and it's transformation in to the Commonwealth.
12 pennies = 1 shilling = 1/20 of a pound
The first King George VI era UK shilling
was minted in 1937, and the last in 1951.
Dates not minted for circulation: 1952
The King George VI era United Kingdom
shilling obverse features the bare head of
George VI facing left.
Two reverse designs exist for each year:
The English reverse, and the Scottish reverse.
The English reverse remains fairly similar to
previous years, with a lion standing on a crown.
The Scottish reverse shows the lion seated on
a crown, holding a sword and sceptre.
The composition was changed to cupo-nickel
in 1947. further detail
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