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Coin - Farthing, George IV, Great Britain, 1825 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26158

Summary:
Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830) 1st issue

A farthing is a quarter penny coin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.669 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, 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: 1825 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGIUS IIII DEI GRATIA.
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing right, a lion reclining on her left side, she holds an olive branch in her right hand, which she is resting on a shield, and a trident in her left hand; around, BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:; in exergue, 1825
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George IV, England, Great Britain, 1825
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1825
Artist: Benedetto Pistrucci - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3822 Pages

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