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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 inscriptionGEORGIUS 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 inscriptionBRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
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 Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
Shilling 1826 6,352,000 King George IV Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
Shilling 1827 574,000 King George IV Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1827
Shilling 1829 879,000 King George IV Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1829