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Coin type: Crown (St George)
Description

The St. George and the dragon reverse, introduced in 1818, proved an immediate success and is still in use. In 1817, the coinage was reformed and the mint reorganized. Modern equipment was installed and all the old, worn, clipped and counterfeit coinage called in and reminted. Henceforth, each denomination was issued annually instead of spasmodically; it is considered the beginning of modern coinage in Britain.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofCrown Sub-types
Face value5 (x Shilling)
Years produced1818 - 1902 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)39 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)28.2760
Obverse

Effigy of the monarch, legend.

Obverse inscription

Legend of the ruling monarch

Reverse

St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below horse, fallen dragon with lance in its side; below exergue line at right the artist's initials B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, the date.

Reverse inscription

[year]

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Crown (St George): Photos

Coin - Crown, George IV, Great Britain, 1822
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Coin - Crown, George IV, Great Britain, 1822
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Coin - Crown, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1887
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Coin - Crown, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1897
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Coin - Crown, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
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Notes: King Edward VII (1902).
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List of 17 coins of type: Crown (St George) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Crown 1821 437,976 King George IV Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1822 124,929 King George IV Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1887 274,665 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Crown 1888 131,899 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Crown 1889 1,807,223 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Crown 1890 997,862 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Crown 1891 566,394 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Crown 1892 451,334 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
Crown 1893 499,157 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1894 144,906 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1895 252,862 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1896 317,599 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1897 252,118 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1898 161,450 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1899 166,300 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1900 353,356 Queen Victoria Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled head) VICTORIA · DEI · GRA · BRITT · REGINA · FID · DEF · IND · IMP ·
Crown 1902 271,143 King Edward VII Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP: