• 1826 George IV Shilling Bare Head Portrait
    Obverse of the George IV Shilling Bare Head Portrait
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  • 1826 George IV Shilling Crowned Lion Reverse
    Reverse features the Crowned Lion Design
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  • 1826 George IV Shilling Bare Head Portrait
  • 1826 George IV Shilling Crowned Lion Reverse
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1826 Silver George IV Bare Head Crowned Lion Shilling Coin

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.

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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. 

Obverse

The obverse of the shilling shows George IV Bare Head Portrait 

The obverse inscription reads: 

"GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826"

Reverse

The reverve features the Crowned Lion design with the inscription reading: 

"BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR"

Specification

MetalSilver
Fineness / Carat0.925 Sterling Silver
Obverse DesignerWilliam Wyon
Reverse DesignerWilliam Wyon
Issuing Monarch George IV (1820-1830)
Mint / BrandThe Royal Mint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Price List
ObverseReversePriceAvailability
aVFgFine£40.00Available
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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £9. 

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Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee. 

 

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