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PersonKing George IV of the United Kingdom
Year1825
Description

Portrait by William Wyon similar to the "Bare Head" design based on a bust by Sir Francis L. Chantrey, featuring a bare-headed profile of King George IV to left, but with laurels in hair, tied in a ribbon falling on the king's neck.

Portrait by William Wyon (Laureate Head): Photos

Proof Coin - Penny, George IV, Great Britain, 1826
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Author: Justine Philip
Notes: Copper.
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List of 6 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by William Wyon (Laureate Head)
CountryNameYearMintageLegend
United Kingdom Penny 1825 1825 1,075,200 GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
United Kingdom Halfpenny 1825 1825 215,040 GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
United Kingdom Penny 1826 1826 5,913,600 GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
United Kingdom Halfpenny 1826 1826 9,031,630 GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
United Kingdom Penny 1827 1827 1,451,520 GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1827
United Kingdom Halfpenny 1827 1827 5,376,000 GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1827