Australia 1922 shilling
This specimen was lot 1899 in Stephen Album sale 27 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRALIA: George V, 1910-1936, AR shilling, 1922. Fabulous example, extremely rare in this quality, NGC graded MS63." The type was struck 1911-36 at London, Melbourne (this specimen) and Sydney. Though the type is not rare, the price ascends rapidly with grade. This date is scarce.
Recorded mintage: 2,040,000 plus proofs.
Specification: 5.45 g, .925 fine silver, 24 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-26.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 27, featuring the Dr. Paul Stevens Collection of Indian Coins, Part VI, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2016.