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Coin - Sixpence, George IV, Great Britain, 1824 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 954

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830), 2nd. Issue
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.816 g (Weight)

More information

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: 1824 AD
Denomination: Sixpence
Obverse Description: Laureate head of the King facing left; below, the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); around, GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Reverse Description: Within the Garter with motto, HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, a crowned square shield bearing the royal arms; around below, ANNO 1824
Edge Description: milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George IV, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Previous Collection: George McArthur
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3814 Pages

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