1829 George IV Silver Shilling. The coin features the bare head portrait of George IV on the obverse and the crown with lion reverse.
Under George IV, there were two issues, one with a large crowned and garnished shield, then a shield in garter.
Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.
The shilling was originally a unit of account dating back to Anglo-Saxon times. A shilling, worth twelve pence, was the value of a sheep in the Anglo-Saxon era and larger value transactions were generally defined in terms of shillings.
Bust of George IV facing left. The obverse inscription reads:
GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA 1826
Featuring crowned shield thistle, surmounted by crowned lion. The reverse legend reads:
BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0.168|
|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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