Grading and value


VG = Very good, F = Fine, VF = Very fine, EF = Extremely fine = aUnc = Almost uncirculated, Unc = Uncirculated

1915 Australia Shilling

The 1915 Australian shilling obverse features the robed and crowned bust of King George V facing left, with the legend:

‘GEORGIVS V D.G.BRITT:OMN:REX F.D.IND:IMP:’ and a dot below.

The reverse shows the words ‘ONE SHILLING’ and the Australian Coat of Arms. A kangaroo and an emu hold a shield, with a star above.

Below is a scroll with the words ‘ADVANCE AUSTRALIA’, then the date underneath.


Why it's rare

Australian Shilling 1915

Minted at only 800,000 examples at the London Mint, this coin is considered scarce.

A NGC MS-65 1915 no mint mark shilling sold for AUD$23,367.54 in 2015 by International Auctions Galleries