George VI, Shilling (English) in Silver 1946 Circulated

In 1946 for the last time ever the Royal Mint struck coins for everyday usage in Silver. Here we offer the English Shilling. It has taken a little while but we have finally enough of these last ever silver coins to offer to our collectors. All coins are struck in 500 fine Silver by the Royal Mint and are the last silver coins ever to be struck for circulation. All 1946 coins are in selected circulated condition.
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SKU: USH46EH
£8.95
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