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Coin - 1 Penny, George IV, Great Britain, 1826 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26153

Summary:
Copper coin; Denomintation: Penny
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 34 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 19.154 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, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1826 AD
Denomination: Penny
Obverse Description: Laureate head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1826
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing right resting right hand on a shield, and holding a trident in her left hand; around, BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:; in exergue, a rose, a thistle and a shamrock combined.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George IV, England, Great Britain, 1862
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1862
Engraver: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3823 Pages

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