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

The shilling is a 12 pence coin.

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

Crowned garnished shield bearing the royal arms surrounded by a rose, thistle and shamrock; in tiny letters at the centre of the shamrock leaves, the artist's initials, W.W.P. (William Wesley Pole); around below, ANNO 1821

Edge Description


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