1911-1919 King George V British Lion Silver SHILLING & SIXPENCE

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The King George V British Lion Shilling and Sixpence Pair - 1911-1919

The Last Ever Sterling Silver British Lion Coins

The coinage of King George V included two coins - the shilling and sixpence - which featured the British Lion as their designs.

From the accession of King George V these two coins were struck each year in sterling silver, at .925 purity.

Coin Specification

Monarch - King George V

Denomination – Shilling and Sixpence

Years Issued - 1911 to 1919 inclusive

Alloy - Sterling Silver .925 fine

Weight – Shilling: 5.7gm; Sixpence: 2.8gm

Diameter – Shilling: 24mm; Sixpence: 19mm

Obverse - The portrait of King George V by Bertam Mackennal

Reverse - The British Lion astride the Tudor crown, in a circular border with plant like finials, symbolic of the age of Art Nouveau to which it belongs

This stunning coin is encapsulated, housed in a presentation box and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.


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