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Coin type: Maundy Fourpence (Debased silver)
Description

The original composition of all Maundy coins was sterling (0.925) silver. In common with all British silver coins, the fineness was reduced to 0.500 in 1921. In 1947 silver was removed from all circulating British coinage in favour of cupronickel, but as it was felt to be inappropriate to strike Maundy coins in base metal, their fineness was restored to 0.925.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofMaundy Fourpence (Pre-decimal) Sub-types
Face value4 (x Penny)
Years produced1921 - 1946 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.500 silver DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)18 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)1.8900
Obverse

Effigy of the ruling British monarch, legend (in Latin).

Obverse inscription

Legend of the ruling British monarch

Reverse

Reverse inscription

EdgePlain Edge inscription

None

Maundy Fourpence (Debased silver): Photos

Coin - Groat (Maundy), George V, Great Britain, 1932
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Coin - Groat (Maundy), George V, Great Britain, 1932
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List of 26 coins of type: Maundy Fourpence (Debased silver) from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Fourpence 1921 (Maundy) 1,542 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1922 (Maundy) 1,609 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1923 (Maundy) 1,726 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1924 (Maundy) 1,672 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1925 (Maundy) 1,670 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1926 (Maundy) 1,762 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1927 (Maundy) 1,681 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1928 (Maundy) 1,642 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1929 (Maundy) 1,761 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1930 (Maundy) 1,724 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1931 (Maundy) 1,759 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1932 (Maundy) 1,835 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1933 (Maundy) 1,872 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1934 (Maundy) 1,887 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1935 (Maundy) 1,928 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1936 (Maundy) 1,323 King George V Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V D. G. BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:
Fourpence 1937 (Maundy) 1,325 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1938 (Maundy) 1,275 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1939 (Maundy) 1,234 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1940 (Maundy) 1,277 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1941 (Maundy) 1,253 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1942 (Maundy) 1,231 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1943 (Maundy) 1,239 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1944 (Maundy) 1,259 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1945 (Maundy) 1,355 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.
Fourpence 1946 (Maundy) 1,365 King George VI Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F : D : IND : IMP.