Australia 1915-H shilling

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Heritage sale 3015, lot 23541
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23538 in Heritage sale 3015 (Long Beach, September 2011), where it sold for $8,625. The catalog description[1] noted, "George V Shilling 1915H, MS61 PCGS, highly lustrous with full crownband details, rare date/mint in mint state." The type was struck 1911-36 at London, Melbourne and Heaton (this specimen). This is the only date from the Heaton Mint.

Recorded mintage: 500,000.

Specification: 5.65 g, .925 fine silver, .168 troy oz ASW, 23.5 mm diameter, reeded edge, designed by E. B MacKennal and W. H. J. Blakemore.

Catalog reference: KM 26.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3015, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.

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