1/12 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1911
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:; the artist's initials, BM, on the bust truncation

Reverse Description

Plain Heater-shaped shield charged with three lions, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another) dividing the date 1911; around, STATES OF JERSEY ONE TWELFTH OF A SHILLING

Edge Description



This was part of the first issue of Jersey for King George V. The obverse legend was expanded from the simple form of KING & EMPEROR used for Edward VII to GEORGIVS V D[EI] G[RATIA] BRIT[ANNARUM] OMN[NIUM] REX F[IDEI] D[EFENSOR] IND[IAE] IMP[ERATOR] - George V by the Grace of God King of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India. The abbreviation OMN: replaced the section in Latin of the King's title ET TERRARUM TRANSMARINARUM QUAE IN DITONE SUNT BRITANNICA.

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