United Kingdom: Coin Halfcrown 1821 - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Halfcrown 1821
CoinHalfcrown 1821

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
United Kingdom / Halfcrown 1821 - obverse photo

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

Crowned and garnished shield bearing the Royal arms with a rose below, a thistle at left and a shamrock at right; around below, ANNO 1821.

Reverse Inscription ANNO 1821
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Halfcrown 1821: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Variety Heavier shield garnishing
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Halfcrown 1821: References to Information Used
All Coins of Country: United Kingdom, Type: Halfcrown (132)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Halfcrown 1816 unknown Laureate bust by Benedetto Pistrucci (Bull Head) GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA 1816
Halfcrown 1817 Large Head 8,092,656 Laureate bust by Benedetto Pistrucci (Bull Head) GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA 1817
Halfcrown 1817 Small Head 8,092,656 Small Head GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA 1817
Halfcrown 1818 2,905,056 Small Head GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA 1818
Halfcrown 1819 4,790,016 Small Head GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA 1819
Halfcrown 1820 George III 2,396,592 Small Head GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA 1820
Halfcrown 1820 George IV 2,396,592 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1821 1,435,104 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1823 First Issue 2,003,760 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1823 Second Issue 2,003,760 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1824 Second Issue 465,696 Portrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head) GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1824 Third Issue unknown Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1824
Halfcrown 1825 2,258,784 Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
Halfcrown 1826 2,189,088 Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
Halfcrown 1828 49,890 Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1828
Halfcrown 1829 508,464 Portrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1829
Halfcrown 1831 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1834 993,168 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1835 281,952 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1836 1,588,752 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1837 150,526 Portrait by William Wyon GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Halfcrown 1839 unknown Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1839
Halfcrown 1840 386,496 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1840
Halfcrown 1841 42,768 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1841
Halfcrown 1842 486,288 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1842
Halfcrown 1843 454,608 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1843
Halfcrown 1844 1,999,008 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1844
Halfcrown 1845 2,231,856 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1845
Halfcrown 1846 1,907,136 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1846
Halfcrown 1848 367,488 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1848
Halfcrown 1849 261,360 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1849
Halfcrown 1850 483,120 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1850
Halfcrown 1853 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1853
Halfcrown 1862 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1862
Halfcrown 1864 (Proof only) unknown Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1864
Halfcrown 1874 2,188,599 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1874
Halfcrown 1875 1,113,843 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1875
Halfcrown 1876 633,221 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1876
Halfcrown 1877 447,059 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1877
Halfcrown 1878 1,466,323 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1878
Halfcrown 1879 901,356 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1879
Halfcrown 1880 1,346,350 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1880
Halfcrown 1881 2,301,495 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1881
Halfcrown 1882 808,227 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1882
Halfcrown 1883 2,982,779 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1883
Halfcrown 1884 1,569,175 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1884
Halfcrown 1885 1,628,438 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1885
Halfcrown 1886 891,767 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1886
Halfcrown 1887 Young Head 1,438,046 Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1887
Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head 1,438,046 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1888 1,428,787 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1889 4,811,954 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1890 3,228,111 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1891 2,284,632 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1892 1,710,946 Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1893 1,793,912 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1894 1,524,960 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1895 1,772,662 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1896 2,148,505 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1897 1,678,643 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1898 1,870,055 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1899 2,863,872 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1900 4,479,128 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1901 1,576,570 Portrait by Sir Thomas Brock (Veiled Head) VICTORIA DEI. GRA. BRITT. REG.
Halfcrown 1902 1,331,131 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1903 274,840 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1904 709,652 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1905 166,000 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1906 2,886,206 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1907 3,693,930 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1908 1,758,889 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1909 3,051,592 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1910 2,557,685 Portrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head) EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1911 2,920,580 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1912 4,700,789 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1913 4,090,169 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1914 18,333,003 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1915 32,433,066 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1916 29,530,020 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1917 11,172,052 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1918 29,079,592 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1919 10,266,737 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1920 17,983,077 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1921 23,677,889 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1922 16,396,774 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1923 26,308,526 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1924 5,866,294 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1925 1,413,461 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1926 4,473,516 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1927 Old Design 6,852,872 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1927 New Design 15,000 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1928 18,762,727 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1929 17,632,636 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1930 809,501 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1931 11,264,468 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1932 4,793,643 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1933 10,311,494 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1934 2,422,399 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1935 7,022,216 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1936 7,039,423 Portrait by Bertram Mackennal (Bare Head) GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX
Halfcrown 1937 9,132,842 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1938 6,426,478 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1939 15,478,635 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1940 17,948,439 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1941 15,773,984 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1942 31,220,090 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1943 15,462,875 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1944 15,255,165 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1945 19,849,242 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1946 22,724,873 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1947 21,911,484 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1948 71,164,703 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1949 28,272,512 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1950 28,353,013 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1951 9,003,520 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1952 2 Portrait by Thomas Humphrey Paget GEORGIVS VI D : G : BR : OMN : REX
Halfcrown 1953 3,923,214 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA BRITT: OMN: REGINA
Halfcrown 1954 11,614,953 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1955 23,628,726 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1956 33,934,909 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1957 34,200,563 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1958 15,745,688 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1959 9,028,844 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1960 19,929,191 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1961 25,887,897 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1962 23,998,112 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1963 17,572,800 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1964 4,576,800 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1965 8,124,800 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1966 14,811,200 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1967 21,000,000 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
Halfcrown 1970 (Proof only) 750,476 Portrait by Mary Gillick (First Portrait) ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA
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Halfcrown 1821: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeHalfcrown George IV First Reverse
Issued1821
MonarchKing George IV
EffigyPortrait by Benedetto Pistrucci (Laureate head)
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Mintage1,435,104 (1.4 million)
Material0.925 Silver
DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)14.1380
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Halfcrown 1821: Photos
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Great Britain, 1/2 Crown, 1821
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Great Britain, 1/2 Crown, 1821
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Coin - Halfcrown, George IV, Great Britain, 1821
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Coin - Halfcrown, George IV, Great Britain, 1821
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Halfcrown 1821: Catalogue Reference IDs