United Kingdom, 1 shilling, 1956 (Scottish)

Let’s go way back….

United Kingdom, 1 shilling, 1956 (Scottish arms) (KM #905)


This coin is very similar to the one featured on January 3rd, except that it bears the Arms of Scotland in place of the Arms of England. At 55 years old, it is the oldest coin I’ve pulled from the sack yet. It happens to be from my father’s birth year.

Metal Cupro-nickel
Weight 5.68 g
Diameter 23.53 mm
Thickness 1.74 mm
Engraver Mary Gillick (obverse)
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment
Demonetized 02-15-1971

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