Following the death of his farther Geroge III in 1820, George IV took to the throne, with his reign being defined by his extravagant nature.
Shilling coins minted from 1821 to 1825 portray the monarch through the laureate head obverse, with the reverse design being a crowned coat of arms with a surrounding garter from 1823 to 1825 an a crowned coat of arms at the centre of a rose, thistle and shamrock prior to this after being introduced in 1821.
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The obverse of the shilling shows George IV Bare Head Portrait.
The obverse inscription reads:
"GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1825"
The reverve features the Crowned Lion design with the inscription reading:
"BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR"
|Fineness / Carat||0.925 Sterling Silver|
|Obverse Designer||William Wyon|
|Reverse Designer||William Wyon|
|Issuing Monarch||George IV (1820-1830)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
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