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Title: "Scottish" shilling
Date: 1949
Object Name: coin
Classification: European
Culture(s):
British
Mint: Europe, England, Great Britain
Technique: struck
Medium: cupro-nickel
Dimensions: Coin: 24 mm, 12 O'Clock, 5.64 g (15/16 in., 12 O'Clock, 0.2 oz.)
Subject/Image: Reverse: Lion seated on crown
Subject/Image: Obverse: Male head left King George VI
Inscription: Reverse: FID DEF 1949 ONE SHILLING
Inscription: Obverse: GEORGIVS VI DG 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.
Accession Number: NG.1994.4.589