1945, New Guinea (Australian Territory). Silver Shilling Coin.
Mint Year: 1945 Condition: XF-AU! References: KM-8. Denomination: Shilling Material: Sterling Silver (.925) Diameter: 23.5mm (each) Weight: 5.36gm
New Guinea (Tok Pisin: Niugini; Dutch: Nieuw-Guinea; Indonesian: Papua or, historically, Irian) is a large Island in the South West Pacific region.
It is the world’s second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 785,753 km2, and the largest wholly or partly within the southern hemisphere.
The island is divided among two countries: Papua New Guinea to the east, and Indonesia to the west.