Shilling, South Africa, 1937, Silver
    Shilling, South Africa, 1937, Silver
    Shilling, South Africa, 1937, Silver
    Shilling, South Africa, 1937, Silver

    Shilling, South Africa, 1937, Silver

    South Africa, 1937, Silver One Shilling, King George VI Series(1937 to 1952)

     

    Varieties:  None known

    Coin Specifications

    Country

    South Africa

    Year

    1937(1937-1952)

    Value

    One Shilling, 1 Shilling

    Metal

    1937-1950, Silver 0.800, Copper 0.200(Silver content 4.52gm)

    1951-1952, Silver 0.500, Copper 0.500(Silver content 2.83gm)

    Weight

    5.65518gm

    Diameter

    23.70mm

    Thickness

    1.81mm

    Engraver

    Henry Paget(HP)

    Kruger Gray(KG)

    Shape

    Round

    Demonetized

    Yes

    Obverse

    Portrait of King George VI

    Lettering:  1937-1947
    GEORGIVS VI REX IMPERATOR

    Lettering:  1948-1952
    GEORGIVS SEXTVS REX

    Reverse

    Lady with anchor, sun

    Lettering: 1937-1950

    SOUTH-AFRICA *1937* SUID-AFRIKA *SHILLING *

    Lettering: 1951-1952

    SOUTH-AFRICA *1951* SUID-AFRIKA * 1S *

    Edge

    Reeded

     

    Mintage

    Proof Mintage

    1937

    1,194,479

    116

    1938

    1,160,319

    44

    1939

    30

    30

    1940

    1,365,347

    None

    1941

    1,826,411

    None

    1942

    3,866,687

    None

    1943

    4,187,836

    104

    1944

    48,545

    150

    1945

    54,266

    150

    1946

    26,924

    150

    1947

    9,784

    2,600

    1948

    6,094

    1,260

    1949

    800

    800

    1950

    1,704,156

    500

    1951

    2,406,957

    2,000

    1952

    1,935,066

    15,500

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