Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
George IV (1820-1830), 1st. Issue

A halfcrown was current at 2 shillings and 6 pence

Obverse Description

Laureate head of the King facing left; below in small lettering the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); around, GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:

Reverse Description

Crowned and garnished shield bearing the Royal arms with a rose below, a thistle at left and a shamrock at right; around below, ANNO 1821

Edge Description


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