Grading and value


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

1949 Shilling

The 1949 UK shilling obverse features the bare head of King George VI facing left, with the legend: ‘GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX’

The Scottish reverse shows a lion seated on the royal crown, facing front, holding a sword and a sceptre, with the date divided to either side.

The legend reads ‘FID DEF’, with the words ‘ONE SHILLING’ below.