1902-1910 British Shilling Silver Coin - King Edward Vii Coin - Royal Mint Uk

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Material: Silver
Year: 1902-1910
Package Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 4 x 3 x 0.3 inches; 0.71 ounces
The obverse of the coin shows the bare (uncrowned) head of King George V facing left. Below, on the neck truncation in small letters, are the designer's initials B.M. (for [Sir Edgar] Bertram Mackennal ) Around, the monarch's legend: GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:. Translated from Latin: George the Fifth, by the Grace of God, King of all the Britains, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India. Spink describes the effigy as: "Fourth Coinage. As before [1926 and earlier] but modified effigy, with details of head more clearly defined. The BM on truncation is nearer to the back of the neck and without stops, beading is more pronounced". The reverse design of the coin features, within a beaded border, three sprigs of oak - intertwined and ending with three acorns. In the centre, there is a tiny letter G. Around above, divided by one of the acorns, the value and denomination: THREE · · PENCE ·; around below, the date of issue: · 1936 ·.

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