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1944 Shilling

George VI


The 1944 Shilling was struck at the Melbourne Mint to a total mintage of 14,576,000. In the same year the San FranciscoMint also produced a further 8,000,000 pieces. The types can be differentiated by a small 'S' mint-mark located below the ram on the reverse of the San FranciscoMint variety. Despite having a higher mintage the Melbourne variety is notably scarcer than the San Francisco variant. The remains reasonably affordable into lower mint-states however by MS64 the type becomes quite valuable.

San Francisco 'S' mint-mark on the reverse of a 1944-S Shilling.

The tails side of the coinThe heads side of the coinThe inscription around the inner edge of the coinA marking, usually a letter or dot that signifies which mint struck a particular coina facility that produces coinsThe number of coins struck of a particular designation

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