Australian shilling coin

The Reserve Bank of Australia issued Australian Pound coins in 7 different denominations, including this Australian shilling coin. They are part of the Australian Pound coins series. The Reserve Bank of Australia started issuing these 0.05 Australian Pound coins in 1938. They were withdrawn from circulation in 1964.

The animal on the Australian shilling coin is a merino ram. Introduced into Australia by the First Fleet in 1788, Merinos are famous for their fine and soft wool. The pre-decimal coin of one shilling has a decimal equivalent value of 5p. The Australian 1/- piece also featured the portrait of the monarch, either a young Queen Elizabeth II or her father King George VI.

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  • Indicate how many 0.05 Australian Pound coins you want to exchange
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1 AUP = £0.6294200000

You get: £0.03147

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