Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
George III (1760-1820)

This type of coin was made current by Proclamation in New South Wales in November 1800 at 1 shilling 1 penny.

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of the King wearing armour facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA

Reverse Description

Four shields arranged to form a cross with the Star of the Garter at its centre; between arms of cross, a crown; around, M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E 1787, the date being below the shield containing Irish arms. Semee of hearts in Hanoverian shield.

Edge Description

diagonal milled, ///

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