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Title: "Scottish" shilling
Date: 1943
Object Name: coin
Classification: European
Culture(s):
British
Mint: Europe, England, Great Britain
Technique: struck
Medium: silver (AR)
Dimensions: Coin: 24 mm, 12 O'Clock, 5.65 g (15/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.2 oz.)
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male head left king George VI
Subject/Image: Reverse: lion facing seated on crown
Inscription: Reverse: FID. DEF. IND. IMP. 1943. ONE SHILLING
Inscription: Obverse: GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX
Description: Head of George VI left, bare. Inscription around. Artist's initial's HP under truncation/ Crowned lion seated facing on crown holding sword in right and sceptre in left. Shield with saltire cross of St. Andrew in field left, shield with thistle in field right. Artist's initials KG to left and right of lion's legs
Accession Number: NG.1994.4.579