Proof 1 Shilling, Issued by Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1947
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING EMPEROR, artist's initials, KG, below neck truncation

Reverse Description

The crest of the Arms of Southern Rhodesia, the bird from a carving discovered at Great Zimbabwe; the bird divides the date 1947; around, SOUTHERN RHODESIA ONE SHILLING; the artist's initials, KG, below the bird

Edge Description



First copper-nickle issue

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