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1914 Australia One Shilling - King George V
A nice coin from this year.
Mintage was quite high so values are not as steep either.
Still a great coin to fill that year in your collection.
Minor deterioration on the coins Reverse which is what precludes this coin from having a far higher grading.
World War I had begun in this year and this coin made it through to today.
There were in total 6 varites of One Shilling coins minted between 1911 and 1966 when decimalisation occured.
Mints: M – Melbourne S - Sydney P - Perth L - London B - Birmingham S - San Francisco
Mint Marks: M – Melbourne
1911-1963 All one shilling coins in this period were as follows.
Diameter 13,5 mm
Weight 5.65 grams
Edge – Milled
Composition:92.5 silver, 7,5% copper
Obverse:Has a portrait of King George V by Sir E.B. Mackennel
Reverse: From 1910 to 1963 the Australian coat of arms.by W.H.J. Blakemore was on the reverse.