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Information about effigy: King George IV of the United Kingdom / Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head)

PersonKing George IV of the United Kingdom
Year1825
Description

Portrait by William Wyon (the "Bare Head" design), based on a bust by Chantrey bust, featuring a bare-headed profile of King George IV to left.

List of 28 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head)
CountryNameYearMintage
United Kingdom Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only) 1824 unknown
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1824 Third Issue 1824 unknown
United Kingdom Sovereign 1825 Shield 1825 4,200,343
United Kingdom Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only) 1825 unknown
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1825 1825 2,258,784
United Kingdom Shilling 1825 Third Reverse 1825 2,459,000
United Kingdom Sovereign 1826 1826 5,724,196
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1826 1826 344,830
United Kingdom Two Pounds 1826 (Proof only) 1826 450
United Kingdom Five Pounds 1826 (Proof only) 1826 150
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1826 1826 2,189,088
United Kingdom Shilling 1826 1826 6,352,000
United Kingdom Sixpence 1826 Third Reverse 1826 689,040
United Kingdom Sovereign 1827 1827 2,266,629
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1827 1827 492,014
United Kingdom Shilling 1827 1827 574,000
United Kingdom Sixpence 1827 1827 166,320
United Kingdom Sovereign 1828 1828 386,182
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1828 1828 1,244,745
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1828 1828 49,890
United Kingdom Sixpence 1828 1828 15,840
United Kingdom Sovereign 1829 1829 2,444,652
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1829 1829 508,464
United Kingdom Shilling 1829 1829 879,000
United Kingdom Sixpence 1829 1829 403,920
United Kingdom Sovereign 1830 1830 2,387,881
United Kingdom Crown 1831 (Proof only) 1831 100
United Kingdom Crown 1834 (Pattern) 1834 unknown
Portrait by William Wyon (Bare Head): Some useful external links
The Royal Mint Museum: William Wyon Museums Victoria: William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851)
Wikipedia: William Wyon