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PersonKing William IV of the United Kingdom
Year1830
Description

Portrait by William Wyon ("Bare head" design).

William Wyon RA (1795 in Birmingham - 29 October 1851), was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

The name of William Wyon is well known among coin and medal collectors because of his prodigious output and artistic skill. He designed the effigy of William IV in 1830, working from the bust by Sir Francis Chantrey, and "The Young Head", which graced Victoria's coinage from 1838 to 1860 on the pennies and the rest of the coinage until 1887.

Portrait by William Wyon: Photos

Coin - Sovereign, William IV, Great Britain, 1832
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Justine Philip
Notes: Gold.
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Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1834
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Justine Philip
Notes: Silver.
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Coin - Penny, William IV, Great Britain, 1831
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Justine Philip
Notes: Copper (Proof).
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List of 75 coins issued carrying effigy: Portrait by William Wyon
CountryNameYearMintageLegend
United Kingdom Sovereign 1830 William IV 1830 unknown GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sovereign 1831 1831 598,697 GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern) 1831 unknown GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1831 (Proof only) 1831 unknown GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Two Pounds 1831 (Proof only) 1831 225 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Crown 1831 (Proof only) 1831 100 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1831 (Proof only) 1831 unknown GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Shilling 1831 (Proof only) 1831 unknown GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sixpence 1831 1831 1,340,195 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1831 (Maundy) 1831 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1831 (Maundy) 1831 3,960 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1831 (Maundy) 1831 4,752 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Penny 1831 (Maundy) 1831 10,000 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1831 1831 806,400 GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1831
United Kingdom Halfpenny 1831 1831 806,400 GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1831
United Kingdom Sovereign 1832 1832 3,737,065 GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1832 (Maundy) 1832 2,574 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1832 (Maundy) 1832 2,904 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1832 (Maundy) 1832 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Penny 1832 (Maundy) 1832 8,712 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sovereign 1833 1833 1,225,269 GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1833 (Maundy) 1833 2,574 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1833 (Maundy) 1833 2,904 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1833 (Maundy) 1833 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Penny 1833 (Maundy) 1833 8,712 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1834 1834 133,899 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Crown 1834 (Pattern) 1834 unknown GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1834 1834 993,168 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Shilling 1834 1834 3,223,000 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sixpence 1834 1834 5,892,480 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1834 (Circulating) 1834 401,016 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1834 (Maundy) 1834 2,574 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1834 (Maundy) 1834 2,904 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1834 (Maundy) 1834 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Three Halfpence 1834 1834 800,000 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1834 (Maundy) 1834 8,712 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1834 1834 322,560 GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1834
United Kingdom Halfpenny 1834 1834 537,600 GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1834
United Kingdom Sovereign 1835 1835 723,441 GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1835 1835 772,554 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1835 1835 281,952 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Shilling 1835 1835 1,449,000 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sixpence 1835 1835 1,555,320 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1835 (Circulating) 1835 491,040 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1835 (Maundy) 1835 2,574 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1835 (Maundy) 1835 2,904 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1835 (Maundy) 1835 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Three Halfpence 1835 1835 634,000 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1835 (Maundy) 1835 8,712 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sovereign 1836 1836 1,714,349 GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1836 1836 146,865 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1836 1836 1,588,752 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Shilling 1836 1836 3,568,000 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sixpence 1836 1836 1,987,920 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1836 1836 4,253,040 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1836 (Circulating) 1836 411,840 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1836 (Maundy) 1836 2,574 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1836 (Maundy) 1836 2,904 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1836 (Maundy) 1836 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Three Halfpence 1836 1836 158,000 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1836 (Maundy) 1836 8,712 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sovereign 1837 William IV 1837 1,172,984 GULIELMUS IIII BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Half Sovereign 1837 1837 160,207 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Halfcrown 1837 1837 150,526 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Shilling 1837 1837 479,000 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Sixpence 1837 1837 506,880 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1837 1837 962,280 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1837 (Circulating) 1837 42,768 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Fourpence 1837 (Maundy) 1837 2,574 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Threepence 1837 (Maundy) 1837 2,904 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Twopence 1837 (Maundy) 1837 3,564 GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
United Kingdom Three Halfpence 1837 1837 31,000 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1837 (Maundy) 1837 8,712 GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
United Kingdom Penny 1837 1837 174,720 GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1837
United Kingdom Halfpenny 1837 1837 349,440 GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA 1837
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