Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern), Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971)
CoinFive Pounds 1831 (Pattern)

MintRoyal Mint Mintageunknown
Obverse

Bare head of William IV facing right; incuse on truncation of neck the artist's initials WW (William Wyon); around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:

Obverse Inscription GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse

Square topped shield on mantle, crowned; the shield is quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3) with the crowned arms of the Duchy of Brunswick and Luneberg at the centre; at base, the collar of the Garter; around below, ANNO 1831.

Reverse Inscription ANNO 1831
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World 1965 Mint
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Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeFive Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Issued1831
MonarchKing William IV
EffigyPortrait by William Wyon
Face Value5 (x Pound)
Mintageunknown
CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Material0.9167 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)36
Mass (g)39.9403
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Five Pounds 1831 (Pattern): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGreat Britain 239
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# Pn99