Crown 1821, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Crown 1821, Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971)
CoinCrown 1821

The edge lettering reads either "DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI SECUNDO." (An ornament and a guard. Regnal year 2.) or "DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI TERTIO." (Regnal year 3).

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage437,976
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Obverse
United Kingdom / Crown 1821 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse
United Kingdom / Crown 1821 - reverse photo

St. George, wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword, on horseback attacking to right, below the front of the horse a fallen dragon; in small letters at right side of exergue line the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1821.

Reverse Inscription 1821
EdgeInscribed (raised lettering)Edge InscriptionDECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI SECUNDO.
Crown 1821: Known varieties
Variety TERTIO (Proof only)
Mintage Issued: unknown (included in total)
Details

Edge lettering "DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI TERTIO." (Regnal year 3).

Variety SECUNDO (Proof)
Mintage Issued: unknown (included in total)
Crown 1821: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties TERTIO and SECUNDO proofs
All (45) Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: Crown
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Crown 1818 155,232 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate Head) GEORGIVS III D : G : BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: 1818
Crown 1819 683,496 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate Head) GEORGIVS III D : G : BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: 1819
Crown 1820 448,272 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate Head) GEORGIVS III D : G : BRITANNIARUM REX F: D: 1820
Crown 1821 437,976 King George IV - Laureate Head GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1822 124,929 King George IV - Laureate Head GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1825 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
Crown 1826 (Proof only) 150 Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
Crown 1831 (Proof only) 100 King William IV - Bare Head GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1834 (Pattern) unknown King William IV - Bare Head GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crown 1839 (Proof only) unknown Queen Victoria - Young Head VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1839
Crown 1844 94,248 Queen Victoria - Young Head VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1844
Crown 1845 159,192 Queen Victoria - Young Head VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1845
Crown 1847 140,976 Queen Victoria - Young Head VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1847
Crown 1847 Gothic 8,000 Portrait by William Wyon (Gothic) Victoria dei gratia britanniar. reg: f: d
Crown 1853 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by William Wyon (Gothic) Victoria dei gratia britanniar. reg: f: d
Crown 1887 274,665 Queen Victoria - Jubilee Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Crown 1888 131,899 Queen Victoria - Jubilee Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Crown 1889 1,807,223 Queen Victoria - Jubilee Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Crown 1890 997,862 Queen Victoria - Jubilee Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Crown 1891 566,394 Queen Victoria - Jubilee Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Crown 1892 451,334 Queen Victoria - Jubilee Head VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D:
Crown 1893 499,157 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1894 144,906 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1895 252,862 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1896 317,599 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1897 252,118 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1898 161,450 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1899 166,300 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1900 353,356 Queen Victoria - Veiled Head VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.
Crown 1902 271,143 King Edward VII - Bare Head EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Crown 1927 (Proof only) 15,030 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1928 9,034 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1929 4,994 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1930 4,847 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1931 4,056 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1932 2,395 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1933 7,132 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1934 932 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1935 Rocking Horse 717,269 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V. DG. BRITT: OMN: REX. FD. IND: IMP:
Crown 1936 2,473 King George V - Bare Head GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Crown 1937 445,101 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX.
Crown 1951 Festival of Britain 2,003,540 King George VI - Bare Head GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX F: D: FIVE SHILLINGS
Crown 1953 6,002,621 On Horseback, by Gilbert Ledward ELIZABETH · II · DEI · GRATIA · BRITT OMN · REGINA · FIDEI · DEFENSOR
Crown 1960 1,094,038 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F. D. FIVE SHILLINGS
Crown 1965 Churchill 19,640,000 Queen Elizabeth II - First Portrait ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F. D. 1965
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Crown 1821: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeCrown (St George)
Issued1821
MonarchKing George IV
EffigyKing George IV - Laureate Head by Benedetto Pistrucci
Face Value5 (x Shilling)
Mintage437,976
CurrentNo; demonetised 1971
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)39
Mass (g)28.2760
OCC IDRDKL-MOMK-CAPR-ONZB
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Crown 1821: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 680.1 (SECUNDO on edge)
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3805
Davenport104
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 680.2 (TERTIO on edge)