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Coin type: Halfcrown George IV First Reverse
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown Sub-types
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1820 - 1823 CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.925 Silver DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1380
Obverse

Laureate head of King George IV facing left; below in small lettering the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); around, GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:

Obverse inscriptionGEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse

Crowned and garnished shield bearing the Royal arms with a rose below, a thistle at left and a shamrock at right; around below, ANNO [year].

Reverse inscriptionANNO [year]
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Halfcrown George IV First Reverse: Photos

Great Britain 1820 1/2 crown KM-676
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Great Britain 1820 1/2 crown KM-676
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List of 3 coins of type: Halfcrown George IV First Reverse from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Halfcrown 1820 George IV 2,396,592 King George IV Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1821 1,435,104 King George IV Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1823 First Issue 2,003,760 King George IV Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
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