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Coin - Farthing, William IV, Great Britain, 1835 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1021

Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
King William IV (1830-1837)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.580 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), 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: working strikes
DateEra: 1835 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing right; around, GULIELMUS IIII DEI GRATIA; below, 1835
Reverse Description: Britannia seated right holding trident and resting her right hand on a shield; around, BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:; in exergue, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King William IV, England, Great Britain, 1835
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1835
Engraver: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Engraver: Jean Merlen
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
  3. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3848 Pages

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