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Coin type: Halfcrown William IV
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown Sub-types
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1831 - 1837 CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1380
Obverse

Bare head of King William IV facing right; incuse on truncation of neck the artist's initials WW (William Wyon); around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:.

Obverse inscription

GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:

Reverse

Square topped shield on mantle, crowned; the shield is quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) with the crowned arms of the Duchy of Brunswick and Luneberg at the centre; at base, the collar of the Garter; around below, ANNO [year].

Reverse inscription

ANNO [year]

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Halfcrown William IV: Photos

Great Britain 1831 half crown
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Great Britain 1831 half crown
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List of 5 coins of type: Halfcrown William IV from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Halfcrown 1831 (Proof only) unknown King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1834 993,168 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1835 281,952 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1836 1,588,752 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1837 150,526 King William IV Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D: