Australia 1962 Shilling Bar in the Wool Variety


Coin Type:Australia Shilling
Metal:50% silver, 40% copper, 5% zinc, 5% nickel
Obverse:Elizabeth II (Mary Gillick)
Reverse:Ramshead (George Kruger Gray)

1962 shilling with bar in the wool reverse variety. ‘Bar in the Wool’ shillings are usually dated 1961 so this 1962 example is a bit of a head scratcher. Peter Andrews suggests this is a “look-alike” however given the unusual date we feel it is still very collectable as seen.

Supplied in an archival Saflip.