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Detailed information about coin type: Crown (Shield) from United Kingdom:

Coin type: Crown (Shield)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofCrown Sub-types
Face value5 (x Shilling)
Years produced1826 - 1847 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)39 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)28.2760
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend.

Obverse inscription

Legend of the ruling British monarch

Reverse

Reverse inscription

EdgeMilled or Inscribed Edge inscription

Crown (Shield): Photos

Great Britain 1826 crown
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Great Britain 1831 crown
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Proof Coin - Crown, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1839
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Great Britain 1826 crown
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Great Britain 1831 crown
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Proof Coin - Crown, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1839
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List of 8 coins of type: Crown (Shield) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Crown 1825 (Proof only) unknown King George IV Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
Crown 1826 (Proof only) 150 King George IV Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
Crown 1831 (Proof only) 100 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1834 (Pattern) unknown King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1839 (Proof only) unknown Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1839
Crown 1844 94,248 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1844
Crown 1845 159,192 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1845
Crown 1847 140,976 Queen Victoria Portrait by William Wyon (Young head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1847