Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only), Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971)
CoinTwo Pounds 1825 (Proof only)

Proof FDC with plain edge only this year, not issued for general circulation.

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
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Obverse

Bare head of King George IV facing left; around, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1825.

Obverse Inscription GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825
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
Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only): References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
All (13) coins of type: Double Sovereign (Pre-decimal)
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Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only): Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeDouble Sovereign (Pre-decimal)
Issued1825
MonarchKing George IV
EffigyPortrait by Jean Baptiste Merlen
Face Value2 (x Pound)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1971
Material0.9167 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Mass15.976 g
OCC IDRDKL-MOMK-CABR-ONZB
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Two Pounds 1825 (Proof only): Catalogue Reference IDs