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Great Britain Shilling with English Reverse 1902 to 1951

 Date: 1948 
 Mint mark: not apparent 
 Size: medium 
 Description from requester: two shillings coins circ 1948 - 1951 
 [Request 1011 received from Kevin, Friday, 14-Aug-2009] 
 [Updated by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Monday, 08-Oct-2012] 

Great Britain Shilling with English Reverse 1902 to 1951 | britain shilling great def ind lion crown imp man nickel king gb britsh britt shillings brit english british britan britian Kevin's coin, dated 1948, displays a likeness of George VI and catalogs for less than $1 US dollar unless it is completely uncirculated. A collector might pay $5 to $10 for an uncirculated specimen. Earlier coins in this series have George V and Edward VII, and they are generally worth more. See the listings below

The coin in the picture has an English reverse. There is a similar family of coins with Scottish reverses. Review the Scottish reverse at this CoinQuest link.

Precious metal content varies as follows:

1902 to 1919: 0.168 troy ounces silver
1920 to 1946: 0.091 ounces
1947 to 1951: no silver; coin is made of copper-nickel

Approximate catalog values:

SHILLING -- EDWARD VII -- 1902 to 1910
worn: $7 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $80
fully uncirculated: $300
coins dated 1905 are very rare and catalog for $250 in average circulated condition

SHILLING -- GEORGE V -- 1911 to 1936
worn: $3 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $5
well preserved: $15
fully uncirculated: $50

SHILLING -- GEORGE VI -- 1937 to 1951
worn: $1 US dollar or value of silver, if greater
average circulated: $2
well preserved: $6
fully uncirculated: $12

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