What is a shilling from the United Kingdom worth?
Values, images, and specifications for one shilling coins from the UK, Great Britain,
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, dependancies, and British colonies from 1801 to 1966.
The United Kingdom shilling obverse
features the monarch of the time, encircled
by a legend describing their titles.
The reverse designs changed relatively
frequently, compared to other denominations,
and generally significantly on each change.
The UK shilling composition remained at
92.5% silver, until debased to 50% silver in
1920, then changing to cupro-nickel in 1947.
Shilling coins continued in to the UK era
of British history, and were circulated under
all monarchs, except Edward VIII.
12 pennies = 1 shilling = 1/20 of a pound
The first circulation issue UK era shilling
was minted in 1816, and the last in 1966,
prior to decimilisation.
We have also included coins from
George III's era prior to the formation of
the United Kingdom.
All Coin Values resource
UK coin values
1801 to 1966
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