1/24 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1911
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGIVS V D.G. BRITT: OMN: REX F.D. IND: IMP:; the artist's initials, BM, on the bust truncation

Reverse Description

Plain Heater-shaped shield charged with three lions, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another) dividing the date 1911; around, STATES OF JERSEY ONE TWENTY-FOURTH OF A SHILLING

Edge Description



This was part of the first issue of Jersey for King George V. The obverse legend was expanded from the simple form of KING & EMPEROR used for Edward VII to GEORGIVS V D[EI] G[RATIA] BRIT[ANNARUM] OMN[NIUM] REX F[IDEI] D[EFENSOR] IND[IAE] IMP[ERATOR] - George V by the Grace of God King of Great Britain and Ireland and the British Dominions beyond the seas, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India. The abbreviation OMN: replaced the section in Latin of the King's title ET TERRARUM TRANSMARINARUM QUAE IN DITONE SUNT BRITANNICA.

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