Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
George III (1760-1820)
This type of coin was made current by Proclamation in New South Wales in November 1800 at 1 shilling 1 penny.
Laureate and draped bust of the King wearing armour facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Four shields arranged to form a cross with the Star of the Garter at its centre; between arms of cross, a crown; around, M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E 1787, the date being below the shield containing Irish arms. No semee of hearts in Hanoverian shield.
diagonal milled, ///
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.01 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3743 Pages