Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971)
CoinTwo Pounds 1824 (Proof only)

Proof FDC only minted this year, not for general circulation.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown, Rarity: R3 (Extremely Rare)
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Obverse

Bare head of King George IV facing left; around, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1824.

Obverse Inscription GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1824
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 Dutch of Brunswick and Luneberg at the centre; around, BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF:

Reverse Inscription BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF:
EdgeEdge Inscription
Notes

Extremely rare. Not listed in the Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1649 - 1971.

Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only): References to Information Used
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Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Mint
All (13) coins of type: Two Pounds (Pre-decimal)
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Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeTwo Pounds (Pre-decimal)
Issued1824
MonarchKing George IV
EffigyPortrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen
Face Value2 (x Pound)
Total Mintageunknown, Rarity: R3 (Extremely Rare)
CurrentNo; demonetised 1971
Material0.9167 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Mass15.976 g
OCC IDYMXK-DOKQ-CVAQ-OWQJ
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Two Pounds 1824 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs