Irish Shilling 1928-1968

Irish Shilling

On this page will be discussing the Irish Shilling which was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland, there are three variations of Irish Shilling each variation is listed in the bullet points below, select a bullet point to jump to that section. Coin values can be found at the bottom of this page also.

 

Irish Shilling 1928-1937

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The Irish Shilling 1928-1937 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Britain (1809-1967) between the years 1928 and 1937. The coin itself was made of 750/1000 Silver and had a reeded grained edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 5.6552 grams, and had a diameter of 23.6mm. The known mintage of the Irish Shilling 1928-1937 coin is 4,366,001

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $2300. All the values for the Irish Shilling 1928-1937 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The front of the Irish Shiilling 1928-1937 coin features a bull facing right.Below this Bull the value is featured as 1ˢ, the legend along the bottom features the word Scilling which is the Irish word for Shilling. The front of the Irish Shilling Coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe.

The Back

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The Back of the Irish Shilling coin 1928-1937 featured a harp between the year, on the left 19 and whilst on the right it would show between 28 – 37. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Saorstat (Free State) (right) éireɑnn (Éire, Ireland). The back of the coin was also designed by Percy Metcalfe.

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Irish Shilling 1939-1942

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The Irish Shilling 1939-1942 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Britain (1809-1967) between the years 1939 and 1942. The coin itself was made of 750/1000 Silver and had a reeded grained edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 5.6552 grams, and had a diameter of 23.6mm. The known mintage of the Irish Shilling 1939-1942 coin is 2,306,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $1050. All the values for the Irish Shilling 1939-1942 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The front of the Irish Shilling featured a right facing Bull. Along the bottom of the coin the value is denoted as 1s, this is replicated in text format in the legend where the word “Scilling” can be seen, this is the Irish for Shilling. The front & back of this coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe, this is shown by the PM initials which can be found on the lower right hand side of the front of the coin.

The Back

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The Back of the Irish Shilling coin 1939-1942 featured a harp. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Éire (Ireland). Lastly the year of the coin can be found on the right hand side which will be between 1939 and 1942.

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Irish Shilling 1951-1968

The Irish Shilling 1951-1968 coin was part of the Pre Decimal series of Ireland. The coin was minted by the Royal Mint, Tower Hill Site, London, Great Britain (1809-1967) between the years 1951 and 1968. The coin itself was made of cupronickel and had a reeded grained edge. This circular coin had a raised gladiform rim. It weighed 5.66 grams, and had a diameter of 23.6mm. The known mintage of the Irish Shilling 1951-1968 coin is 27,000,000

It is worth noting that some coins in this series have been valued at as much as $500. All the values for the Irish Shilling 1951-1968 coin can be found at the bottom of this page.

The Front

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The front of the Irish Shilling 1951-1968 featured a right facing Bull. Along the bottom of the coin the value is denoted as 1s, this is replicated in text format in the legend where the word “Scilling” can be seen, this is the Irish for Shilling. The front & back of this coin was designed by Percy Metcalfe, this is shown by the PM initials which can be found on the lower right hand side of the front of the coin.

The Back

Irish Shilling Pre Decimal

The Back of the Irish Shilling coin 1951-1968 featured a harp. The legend on the back of the coin features the state name in Irish Éire (Ireland). Lastly the year of the coin can be found on the right hand side which will be between 1951 and 1968.

From time to time inaccuracies or out dated information can appear in articles. If you see anything you believe to be an error please get in touch and let us know.

 

Irish Shilling Coin Values

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1928 Shilling 2,700,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $7.00 $12.00 $0.00 $34.50 $0.00 $0.00
1928 Proof Shilling 6,001 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $31.75
1930 Shilling 460,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $30.00 $115.00 $0.00 $525.00 $0.00 $0.00
1930 Proof Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,400.00
1931 Shilling 400,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $20.00 $105.00 $0.00 $325.00 $0.00 $0.00
1931 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1933 Shilling 300,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $22.50 $115.00 $0.00 $375.00 $0.00 $0.00
1933 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 Shilling 400,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $9.00 $30.00 $0.00 $100.00 $0.00 $0.00
1935 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1937 Shilling 100,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $75.00 $575.00 $0.00 $2,300.00 $0.00 $0.00
1937 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1939 Shilling 1,140,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $7.00 $17.00 $0.00 $50.00 $0.00 $0.00
1939 Proof Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $1,050.00
1940 Shilling 580,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $8.00 $20.00 $0.00 $60.00 $0.00 $0.00
1940 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1941 Shilling 300,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $14.00 $25.00 $0.00 $65.00 $0.00 $0.00
1941 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1942 Shilling 286,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $12.00 $20.00 $0.00 $50.00 $70.00 $0.00
1942 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1951 Shilling 2,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $2.50 $0.00 $15.00 $0.00 $0.00
1951 Proof Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $500.00
1954 Shilling 3,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $2.50 $0.00 $11.50 $0.00 $0.00
1954 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1955 Shilling 1,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $5.00 $0.00 $15.00 $0.00 $0.00
1955 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1959 Shilling 2,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $4.00 $0.00 $35.00 $0.00 $0.00
1959 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1962 Shilling 4,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.00 $0.00 $7.00 $0.00 $0.00
1962 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1963 Shilling 4,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.00 $0.00 $3.00 $7.50 $0.00
1963 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1964 Shilling 4,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.00 $0.00 $2.50 $3.00 $0.00
1966 Shilling 3,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.00 $0.00 $2.50 $5.00 $0.00
1968 Shilling 4,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $1.00 $0.00 $2.50 $3.00 $0.00

 

 

Date Denom Mintage AG3 G4 VG8 F12 VF20 XF40 AU50 MS60 MS63 Proof
1951 Shilling 2,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $2.50 $0.00 $15.00 $0.00 $0.00
1951 Proof Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $500.00
1954 Shilling 3,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.50 $2.50 $0.00 $11.50 $0.00 $0.00
1954 Proof; Rare Shilling 00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
1955 Shilling 1,000,000 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 $2.00 $5.00 $0.00 $15.00 $0.00<

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