A very nice 1954 ONE 1 SHILLING COIN QUEEN ELIZABETH II
QUEEN ELIZABETH II 1954
VERY COLLECTABLE NICE COINS
NOT MANY LEFT NOW
62 YEARS OLD
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1954 ONE 1 SHILLING COIN QUEEN ELIZABETH II
Value 12 pence sterling
Mass (1816-1970) 5.66 g
Diameter (1816-1970) 23.60 mm
Composition (1503-1816) Silver
(1816–1920) 92.5% Ag
(1920–1946) 50% Ag
(1947–1970) Cupronickel[nb 1]
Years of minting c. 1503–1970
Design Profile of the monarch (Elizabeth II design shown)
Designer Mary Gillick
Design date 1953
Design Various (coat of arms of England design shown)
Designer William Gardner
Design date 1947
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For your knowledge
The shilling (1/-) was a coin worth one twentieth of a pound sterling, or twelve pence. It was first minted in the reign of Henry VII as the testoon, and became known as the shilling from the Old English scilling, sometime in the mid-sixteenth century, circulating until 1990. The word bob was sometimes used for a monetary value of several shillings, e.g. “ten bob note”. Following decimalisation in 1970 the coin had a value of five new pence. It was made from silver from its introduction in or around 1503 until 1947, and thereafter in cupronickel.
Prior to Decimal Day in 1971 there were 240 pence in one pound sterling. Twelve pence made a shilling, and twenty shillings made a pound. Values less than a pound were usually written in terms of shillings and pence, e.g. forty-two pence would be three shillings and six pence (3/6), pronounced “three and six”. Values of less than a shilling were simply written in terms of pence, e.g. eight pence would be 8d.
Although the coin was not minted until the sixteenth century, the value of a shilling had been used for accounting purposes since the Anglo-Saxon period. Originally, a shilling was deemed to be the value of a cow in Kent, or a sheep elsewhere. The value of one shilling equalling 12d was set by the Normans following the conquest; prior to this various Anglo-Saxon coins equalling 3, 4, and 12 pence had all been known as shillings
Testoons issued during the reign of Henry VII feature a right-facing portrait of the king on the obverse. Surrounding the portrait is the inscription HENRICUS DI GRA REX ANGL Z FRA, or similar, meaning “Henry, by the Grace of God, King of England and France”. All shillings minted under subsequent kings and queens bear a similar inscription on the obverse identifying the monarch (or Lord Protector during the Commonwealth), with the portrait usually flipping left-facing to right-facing or vice versa between monarchs. The reverse features the escutcheon of the Royal Arms of England, surrounded by the inscription POSVI DEVM ADIVTORE MEVM, or a variant, meaning “I have made God my helper”
Henry VIII testoons have a different reverse design, featuring a crowned Tudor rose, but those of Edward VI return to the Royal Arms design used previously. Starting with Edward VI the coins feature the denomination XII printed next to the portrait of the king. Elizabeth I and Mary I shillings are exceptions to this; the former has the denomination printed on the reverse, above the coat of arms, and the latter has no denomination printed at all. Some shillings issued during Mary’s reign bear the date of minting, printed above the dual portraits of Mary and Philip.
Early shillings of James I feature the alternative reverse inscription EXURGAT DEUS DISSIPENTUR INIMICI, meaning “Let God arise and His enemies be scattered”, becoming QVAE DEVS CONIVNXIT NEMO SEPARET, meaning “What God hath put together let no man put asunder” after 1604.
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Elizabeth II (1952-c.1971)
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