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  • Edward VII Bare Head 1909 Shilling Obverse gVF
    Bare Head Portrait grading: gVF
  •  Edward VII Lion and Crown 1909 Shilling Reverse aEF
    Rampant Lion Design grading: aEF
  • 1909 Shilling Obverse Featuring The Bare Head Portrait
    'Bare Head' portrait of Edward VII grading: aFair
  • 1909 Shilling showing the Rampant Lion design
    Reverse of the 1909 shilling bearing the 'Rampant Lion' grading: Fair
  • Edward VII Bare Head 1909 Shilling Obverse gVF
  •  Edward VII Lion and Crown 1909 Shilling Reverse aEF
  • 1909 Shilling Obverse Featuring The Bare Head Portrait
  • 1909 Shilling showing the Rampant Lion design
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1909 Edward VII Bare Head Shilling

The 1909 'Bare Head' Shilling is one of only 9 different dates of the coin to be released during the short reign of Edward VII, with the others only differing in the year released, each bearing the 'Rampant Lion and Crown' design. 

We have included photos of this date in very high grade and also a lower grade, please scroll through the pictures. We have many grades and dates available in Edward VII shilling and other coins of his time. Please call if you are interested. 

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.

from £30.00

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All our coins are guaranteed genuine, and we try to grade reasonably conservatively. For customers ordering by post, we want you to be delighted when you receive your coin. We thrive on repeat business and recommendation.


The Obverse of the coin reveals a portrait of Edward VII designed by George William de Saulles. The inscription on the obverse states:  "EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX"


The reverse of the shilling features the lion on crown design, with the legend reading, "FID DEF IND IMP ONE SHILLING 1909."


Diameter 23.59mm
Weight 5.65g
Alloy Silver
Obverse Designer George William de Saulles
Mint London 
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gVFaEF£500.00In Stock
aFairFair£9.00Add Stock Alert
aFineaFine£15.00Add Stock Alert
FineFine£30.00In Stock
gFinegFine£65.00In Stock
gFairgFair£13.00Add Stock Alert
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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If you would like to know more about the history of Britain's coinage we reccomend the following blog posts:

The story of the shilling

The story of the Florin or Two Shilling Piece 

A brief history of coinage in Britain 

British coin denominations from Roman times to date