Gold coin; Denomination: Half-Sovereign
Royal Mint, London
George IV (1820-1830) 2nd issue

A half-sovereign was current at 10 shillings

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 shield bearing the Royal arms; around, ANNO 1824; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united

Edge Description


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