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Coin: Crown 1831 (Proof only)
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value5 (x Shilling) TypeCrown (Shield)
Year1831 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Mintage100 (100)
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark 100 (100)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
MonarchKing William IV EffigyPortrait by William Wyon (Bare Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)39 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)28.2760
Obverse

Bare head of King William IV facing right; around, GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:

Obverse inscription GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse

Crowned and mantled shield. Below, ANNO 1831.

Reverse inscription

ANNO 1831

EdgeMilled or Inscribed Edge inscription

Notes

This rare crown is not listed in Davenport; perhaps he dismissed it as a pattern.

Crown 1831 (Proof only): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
Gold pattern unknown (hover mouse for text)
Crown 1831 (Proof only): Photos
Crown 1831 (Proof only): Photo Great Britain 1831 crown
Great Britain 1831 crown
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Crown 1831 (Proof only): Photo Great Britain 1831 crown
Great Britain 1831 crown
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Crown 1831 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 715
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3833
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# PnA98 (Gold pattern)
Crown 1831 (Proof only): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Gold pattern
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Crown 1831 (Proof only): Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1831 Proof William IV British Silver Crown - Silveragecoins.com
Crown 1831 (Proof only): Some useful external links
Great Britain 1831 crown - CoinFactsWiki
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