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Coin - Shilling, William IV, Great Britain, 1834 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26175

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
King William IV (1830-1837)

A shilling is a 12 pence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.656 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, King William IV (1765-1837), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: uncirculated strikes
DateEra: 1834 AD
Denomination: Shilling
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing right; around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:. The artist's initials W.W. (William Wyon) incuse on neck truncation.
Reverse Description: Within a wreath of laurel and oak, ONE SHILLING; above, crown; below wreath, 1834
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King William IV, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Engraver: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Engraver: Jean Merlen
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3835 Pages

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