Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
George IV (1820-1830), 2nd. 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

At centre crowned shield bearing the Royal arms encircled by the Garter with motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE and Collar of the Order; around below, ANNO 1823

Edge Description


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