Shilling – SCOTTISH -1947 to 1966 – Complete

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Two versions of the coin – English and Scottish
This is a complete set of the SCOTTISH coins
Two variants of the SCOTTISH and there are two variants of the Scottish version

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The issues of George VI and Elizabeth II are unusual in that two different designs were issued each year (except 1952), an English and a Scottish version. They were not distributed solely in the relevant countries, but circulated equally alongside each other.

The English shilling of George VI has the lion standing left on a large crown, while on the Scottish shilling the lion is facing, holding a sword & sceptre flanked by St Andrews Cross and a thistle.
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Elizabeth II
The English shilling of Elizabeth II has three ‘leopards’ facing left, in a shield, while the Scottish shilling has a rampant lion.