Pictures of Coins of the UK

by Tony Clayton


One Shilling (1502-1800)


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Quick find by reign:

Henry VIII :Edward VI : Mary I : Elizabeth I : James I : Charles I : Commonwealth : Charles II : James II : William & Mary : William III : Queen Anne : George I : George II : George III


Please note that as the images have come from a wide range of sources, they are not to scale relative to each other.


The Testoon


Henry VIII

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Henry VIII testoon

Third Coinage testoon (1544-7)
Tower Mint, mintmark pellet in annulet.

S.2365.
Courtesy of Spink


The Shilling


Edward VI

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Edward VI shilling

1549 Shilling, Second Period, 1549-1550, mintmark arrow
Courtesy of Spink

Edward VI shilling

Shilling, Fine Issue, 1551-1553, mintmark tun
Courtesy of Spink


Mary I (Philip and Mary)

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Philip & Mary 1s

Philip and Mary undated Shilling (1554)
Courtesy of Spink.

Philip & Mary 1s

Philip and Mary 1554 Shilling
Courtesy of Spink.


Elizabeth I

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Milled Shilling

1560-61 Milled Issue Shilling, mintmark star.
Courtesy of Spink

6th issue shilling

1601 Sixth Issue Shilling, mintmark 1.
Courtesy of Spink


James I

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Shilling

First coinage Shilling, second bust (1603-1604)
Mintmark lis (1604).
Courtesy of Spink

Shilling

Third coinage Shilling (1619-1625)
Mintmark thistle (1621-23).
Courtesy of Spink


Charles I

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shilling

Shilling, Tower Mint under the King, 1625-42
Class 1, bust 2, mintmark lis

Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, Briot's second milled issue, 1638-9
Mintmark anchor and B

Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, Oxford Mint, 1643
mintmark plume

Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, Worcester or Salopia Mint, 1643-4
mintmark lis, S.3113

Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, Exeter Mint, 1644
mintmark rose, S.3085

Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, York Mint, 1625-49
Type 4, mintmark lion

Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, Newark Siege Piece, 1645
Courtesy of Spink

shilling

Shilling, Pontefract Siege Piece, 1648
Struck after the Execution of Charles I
Courtesy of Spink


Commonwealth

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1651 1/-

1651 Commonwealth shilling
Courtesy of Spink

1652 1/-

1652 Commonwealth shilling
Courtesy of Spink

1658 1/-

1658 shilling, Cromwell type
Courtesy of Spink


Charles II

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1663 shilling

1663 shilling, first bust
Two leaf tips at top of wreath
Courtesy of Spink

1663 shilling

1663 shilling, first bust variety
The hair below the ribbons differs
Courtesy of Spink

1668 shilling

1668 shilling, second bust
One leaf tip at top of wreath
Courtesy of Spink

1674 shilling

1674 shilling, second bust, plume below
Courtesy of Spink


James II

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1686 shilling

1686 shilling
Courtesy of Spink


William & Mary

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1693 1s

1693 Shilling.
Note date at centre of coin.
Courtesy of Spink


William III

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1696 1/-

1696 shilling, first bust
Courtesy of Spink

1700 1/-

1700 shilling, fifth bust
Courtesy of Spink


Queen Anne

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1702 VIGO 1/-

1702 VIGO shilling, first bust and pre-Union reverse
Courtesy of Spink

1703 VIGO 1/-

1703 VIGO shilling, second bust and pre-Union reverse
Courtesy of Spink

1708 1/-

1708 shilling, third bust and post-Union reverse
Courtesy of Spink

1711 1/-

1711 shilling, fourth bust and post-Union reverse
Courtesy of Spink

1714 1/-

1714 shilling, fourth bust and post-Union reverse
Courtesy of Spink


George I

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1717 r&p 1/-

1717 roses & plumes shilling, first bust
Courtesy of Spink

1723 SSC 1/-

1723 SSC shilling, first bust
C over SS variety (SE quadrant)

Courtesy of Spink


George II

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1736 roses & plumes 1/-

1736 roses & plumes shilling, young head
Courtesy of Spink

1741 roses 1/-

1741 roses shilling, young head
Courtesy of Spink

1745 Lima 1/-

1745 shilling, obverse, showing LIMA below the bust, old head
Scan donated anonymously

1750 1/-

1750 shilling, old head, oval 0 in date
Courtesy of Spink

1758 1/-

1758 shilling, old head
Courtesy of Sylvester


George III

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1763 1/-

1763 'Northumberland' shilling
Courtesy of Spink

1787 1/-

1787 shilling,
with semee of hearts on Hanoverian shield (left)

1787 1/-

1787 shilling,
without semee of hearts on Hanoverian shield (left)

Courtesy of Spink


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