1 Shilling - William IV


Issuer United Kingdom
King William IV (1830-1837)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1831-1837
Value 1 Shilling = 12 Pence (1/20)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 5.66 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1.25 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 10595
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 713,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sp# 3835
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.


Uncrowned portrait of King William IV right, legend around.


Translation: William the Fourth by the Grace of God King of the Britains Defender of the Faith

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.


Crown above denomination within wreath, date below.


Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen


The standard weight of these coins was 2/11 troy ounce (87.3 grains).

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1831  0% milled edge Proof
1831  0.3% plain edge Proof
1834  3 223 400 $ 11 $ 14 $ 12 $ 32 $ 68 62%
1834  1.5% milled edge Proof
1835  1 449 300 13%
1835  0% Proof
1836  3 567 900 $ 10 $ 51 31%
1836  0% Proof
1837  479 100 9%
1837  0.3% Proof

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