• 1831 William IV Silver Sixpence gVF Reverse
    Reverse gVF Grade
  • 1831 William IV Silver Sixpence gVF Obverse
    Obverse gVF Grade
  • 1831 William IV Silver Sixpence gVF Reverse
  • 1831 William IV Silver Sixpence gVF Obverse
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1831 William IV Silver Sixpence

1831 William IV Silver Sixpence

This 1831 sixpence features the William Wyon portrait of King William IV. The reverse was designed by Jean Baptiste Merlen and shows the royal crown surrounded by an oak wreath 

The silver coin is struck from 0.925 fine silver and has a reeded edge. 

As of September 2021 the coin in the photographs is the gVF cleaned coin that we have in stock.

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.

from £80.00

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Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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William IV Sixpence

Known as the 'Sailor King' William IV had not expected to become King and pursued an active career in the Royal Navy, during which which he served during the American War of Independence as a midshipman and took part in the Battle of Cape St Vincent.

Following active service in the Royal Navy, he then became an active member of the House of Lords upon being 'elevated' to the peerage. His elder brothers George IV and Prince Frederick, Duke of York and Albany predeceased him without leaving legitimate surviving issue, leaving him to inherit the throne in 1830 and reign as King for 7 years prior to the ascension of his niece, Victoria.


The obverse depicts a bare head potrait of King William IV by William Wyon. The inscription reads:


This means "William IV by the Grace of God King of Britain Defender of the Faith".


The reverse was designed by Jean Baptiste Merlen and shows the royal crown, with 'SIX PENCE' below. This is surrounded by an oak wreath, which features a bow at the botton, with the date below.


Obverse DesignerWilliam Wyon
Reverse DesignerJean Baptiste Merlen
Issuing Monarch William IV (1830-1837)
CountryUnited Kingdom
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gVFgVF£80.00Out Of Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
10 January 2022 gVF gVF £80.00
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

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All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

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  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

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