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Coin type: Shilling George IV Third Issue
Description

This shilling type was struck between 1825 and 1829 only. Its design is the same as the sixpence coin issued between 1826 and 1829; they only differ by their size and weight (the sixpence is exactly half the weight of the shilling).

Composition: 0.925 silver (0.1682 oz ASW).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofShilling Sub-types
Face value1 (x Shilling)
Years produced1825 - 1829 CurrentNo (demonetised 1990)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)5.6552
Obverse

Bare head of King George IV facing left; around above, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, the date.

Obverse inscription

GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]

Reverse

At centre, the Royal crest, a lion standing on the crown; around, BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.

Reverse inscription

BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Shilling George IV Third Issue: Photos

Coin - Shilling, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
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Coin - Shilling, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
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List of 4 coins of type: Shilling George IV Third Issue from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Shilling 1825 Third Reverse 2,459,000 King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]
Shilling 1826 6,352,000 King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]
Shilling 1827 574,000 King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]
Shilling 1829 879,000 King George IV Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head) GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA [year]