George III, Shillling, 1787 Very Fine

Sterling Silver Shilling dated 1787 with the arms of Hanover and France on the reverse.
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SKU: CGD5315

Before the Currency Reform Act of 1816, these were the last shillings struck for circulation under George III. They are dated 1787 and show the King wearing a suit of armour.

These were some of the first coins taken to Australia with the convicts when the first of eleven ships set sail for Botany Bay in 1787.

The reverse of the coin shows the Hanoverian Arms, George III was the third Hanoverian Monarch but the firstborn in the UK.

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