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6 Pence - William IV


Country United Kingdom
King William IV (1830-1837)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1831-1837
Value 6 Pence = 1/2 Shilling (1/40)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 2.83 g
Diameter 19 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 712,
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)
Sp# 3836
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley


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.


Denomination across two horizontal lines below crown, all within wreath with date below.


Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen




The standard weight of these coins was 1/11 troy ounce (43.6 grains).

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1831  1,340,100 12%
1831  0% milled edge Proof
1831  0% plain edge Proof
1834  5,892,400 4.59 6.80 66%
1834  1.4% Proof
1834  0% round-topped 3; Proof
1835  1,552,300 13%
1835  0% round-topped 3; Proof
1836  1,987,900 9%
1836  0% Proof
1837  506,800 9%
1837  0.5% Proof

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