Own one of Britain's last Silver Shillings...
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Own one of Britain's last Silver Shillings...

Today you can secure one of the very last silver circulation coins to be struck by The Royal Mint - the George VI Shilling.

Only ever struck for 10 years between 1937 and 1946, from 500/1000 silver, the George VI Shilling marks the end of an era. In 1947 the British Government banned precious metal from our circulating coinage - forever.

Of course, at today's silver prices. the Shilling's silver content vastly outweighs the coin's original  face value - but you can still own Britain's Last Silver Shilling.

Your coin will arrive complete with a Certificate of Authenticity.

In today’s turbulent economic times, there can be no better time to remember when money was really worth something.

To secure yours - add to your basket today. 

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  • Denomination: Shilling
  • Dates Issued: 1937-46
  • Diameter: 23.59mm
  • Weight: 5.65g
  • Metal: .500 Silver
  • Obverse: King George VI
  • Reverse: Lion in Tudor Crown

Numismatic pieces should be owned primarily for collector interest.
The Westminster Collection does not offer them as an investment and makes no guarantees in terms of future value.