Proof silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
William IV (1830-1837)

Part of a plain edged proof set struck for the coronation of William IV

Obverse Description

Bare head of William IV facing right; incuse on truncation of neck the artist's initials WW (William Wyon); around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:

Reverse Description

Square topped shield on mantle, crowned; the shield is quartered with the arms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Irelend (3) with the crowned arms of the Dutch of Brunswick and Luneberg at the centre; at base, the collar of the Garter; around below, ANNO 1831

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