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SHILLING, Eng. law. The name of an English coin, of the value of one twentieth part of a pound. In the United States, while they were colonies, there were coins of this denomination, but they greatly varied in their value.

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After thanking the boy, Washington presented him with an English shilling that has been preserved [by] the family."
| ON THIS DAY LAST YEAR: The Royal Mint Museum bought a rare English shilling of Henry VII for a record PS52,800.
THE Royal Mint Museum has bought a rare English shilling of Henry VII for a record PS52,800.