The King's Shilling

When you joined the services, it was said that you ‘took the King’s shilling’. Presented here are ‘The King’s Shillings’, of King George V Shillings from 1920-1936. There were two distinct types of these George V Shillings. From 1920-1926 they carried on with the design used on the Sterling Silver coinage. From 1927-1936 the design was changed to a Lion proudly standing on a crown. All coins are in selected circulated condition and struck in .500 silver. Some dates are in short supply.

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George V, Shilling (.500 Silver) 1935 Circulated

When you joined the services, it was said that you ‘took the King’s shilling’. Here we offer the 1935 ‘King’s Shilling’. From 1927-1936 the design changed to a Lion proudly standing on a crown. The coin offered here is in selected circulated condition and struck in .500 silver.
£8.95
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George V, Shilling (.500 Silver) 1936 Circulated

When you joined the services, it was said that you ‘took the King’s shilling’. Here we offer the 1936 ‘King’s Shilling’. From 1927-1936 the design changed to a Lion proudly standing on a crown. The coin offered here is in selected circulated condition and struck in .500 silver.
£9.95
1926_Shilling_Obv

George V, Shilling (2nd type .500 Silver) 1927 Circulated

When you joined the services, it was said that you ‘took the King’s shilling’. So it is appropriate that this issue we offer ‘The King’s Shilling’. There were two distinct types of these George V Shillings. From 1920-1926 they carried on with the design used on the Sterling Silver coinage. From 1927-1936 the design was changed to a Lion proudly standing on a crown. Presented here is 2nd type of the 1927 'King's Shilling'. The coins is in selected circulated condition and struck in .500 silver.
£8.95
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George V, Shilling 1921 (.500 Silver) Circulated

When you joined the services, it was said that you ‘took the King’s shilling’. Here we offer 1921 ‘King’s Shilling’. From 1920-1926 the Shilling had the same design as the Sterling Silver coinage that would change after 1927. The coin offered here is in selected circulated condition and struck in .500 silver.
£8.95