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What is a shilling from the United Kingdom worth?

Values, images, and specifications for one shilling coins from the UK, Great Britain,

England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, dependancies, and British colonies from 1801 to 1966.

   The United Kingdom shilling obverse

features the monarch of the time, encircled

by a legend describing their titles.

The reverse designs changed relatively

frequently, compared to other denominations,

and generally significantly on each change.

The UK shilling composition remained at

92.5% silver, until debased to 50% silver in

1920, then changing to cupro-nickel in 1947.

Further detail

Shilling coins continued in to the UK era

of British history, and were circulated under

all monarchs, except Edward VIII.

12 pennies = 1 shilling = 1/20 of a pound

The first circulation issue UK era shilling

was minted in 1816, and the last in 1966,

prior to decimilisation.

We have also included coins from

George III's era prior to the formation of

the United Kingdom.

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UK coin values


1801 to 1966

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King George III era UK shilling values

George III

1760 to 1820


King George IV era UK shilling values

George IV

1820 to 1830


King William IV era UK shilling values

William IV

1830 to 1837


Queen Victoria era UK shilling values


1837 to 1901


Elizabeth II

1953 to 1966

Queen Elizabeth II era UK shilling values



Shilling Values - United Kingdom

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