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What is the value of a 1961 British Shilling?

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December 12, 2010 7:45AM

A British 1961 cupro-nickel Shilling (Elizabeth II)(English reverse), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £2 GBP. If it has been circulated, not much.

A British 1961 cupro-nickel Shilling (Elizabeth II)(Scottish reverse), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £12 GBP. If it has been circulated, not much.

The values quoted are the best possible for the best specimens in their grades, but may be significantly lower due to varying demand for the coin and the prevailing economic climate. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate valuation based on inspection of the coin.