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1 Shilling - George IV 3rd type

Features

Country United Kingdom
King George IV (1820-1830)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1825-1829
Value 1 Shilling = 12 Pence (1/20)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 5.66 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 694,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# 3812
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
(Spink)

Obverse

Uncrowned portrait of King George IV left, legend around, date below.

Lettering: · GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA ·

Translation: George the Fourth by the Grace of God

Engraver: William Wyon

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

Reverse

Crowned lion passant atop crown, legend around, national flower emblems below.

Lettering: BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR

Translation: 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.

Comments

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

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1825  0.7% milled edge Proof
1825  2,459,100 21% mintage incl. KM#687
1825  0.5% Proof
1826  6,351,800 5.17 9.34 10.88 16.25 39.28 81% overdate variety exists
1826  1.1% Proof
1827  574,200 5%
1829  879,100 8%
1829  1.1% milled edge Proof

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