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

The groat is a fourpence coin. This denomination was re-introduced for circulation in 1836 at recomendation of Joseph Hume and nick-named after him 'Joeys'. Circulation issue groats had the Britannia reverse; Maundy Groats did not.

Obverse Description

Bare head of the King facing right; around, GULIELMUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:.

Reverse Description

Britannia seated facing right holding a trident and resting right hand on shield; around, FOUR PENCE; in exergue, 1836.

Edge Description


More Information