Grading and value


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

1956 Shilling

The 1956 UK shilling obverse features the laureate bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, with the surrounding legend: ‘+ ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA’

The Scottish reverse shows a single lion within a shield, with the royal crown above, and the date divided to either side.  Above is ‘FID DEF’, and below are the words ‘ONE SHILLING’.