Coin - Sixpence, George IV, Great Britain, 1829 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 958

Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830), 3rd Issue
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.818 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, McArthur Bequest, George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1829 AD
Denomination: Sixpence
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing left; around above, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1829
Reverse Description: At centre, the Royal crest, a lion standing on the crown; around, BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.
Edge Description: milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George IV, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Previous Collection: George McArthur
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3815 Pages

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