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Proof Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1831 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 982

Summary:
Proof silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
William IV (1830-1837)

Part of a plain edged proof set struck for the coronation of William IV
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.507 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851), The Royal Mint, King William IV (1765-1837), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof
DateEra: 1831 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Bare head of William IV facing right; incuse on truncation of neck the artist's initials WW (William Wyon); around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse Description: In three lines, within a wreath of oak (right) and olive (left) surmounted by a crown, ONE SHILLING 1831
Edge Description: plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King William IV, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Artist: Sir Francis Chantrey
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3835 Pages

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