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UK coins of George IV (1820-1830)

 

 

1 crown

 

UK crown 1821

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/4 pound)
Composition: silver 0.500
Diameter 38.61 mm.
Weight 28.28 g.
Edge: Lettering: SECUNDO or TERTIO

Minted:
1821, 1822

Reverse: St. George slaying dragon right
Reverse legend: year

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IIII BRITANNIAR REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#680

Price for coin in F condition - $50-100

 

 

 

1/2 crown - arms with thistle and clovers

 

UK half crown 1821

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1820, 1821, 1823

Reverse: Crowned arms with thistle at left and clovers at right
Reverse legend: ANNO year

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IIII BRITANNIAR REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#676

Price for coin in F condition - $50-100

 

 

 

1/2 crown - arms within order chain

 

UK half crown 1823

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1823, 1824

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI / ANNO year

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IIII BRITANNIAR REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#688

Price for coin in F condition - $100-150

 

 

 

1/2 crown - arms with garland

 

UK half crown 1829

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1825, 1826, 1828, 1829

Reverse: Helmeted arms with garland
Reverse legend: BRITANNIARUM REX FID DEF

Obverse: Head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#695

Price for coin in F condition - $50-100

 

 

 

1 shilling - arms

 

UK 1 shilling 1824

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1823, 1824, 1825

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI / ANNO year

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IIII D G BRITANNIAR REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#687

Price for coin in F condition - $50-70

 

 

 

1 shilling - lion

 

UK 1 shilling 1827

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1825, 1826, 1827, 1829

Reverse: Crowned lion on crown above rose
Reverse legend: BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR

Obverse: Head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#694

Price for coin in F condition - $30-40

 

 

 

6 pence - arms

 

UK 6 pence 1825

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 19.5 mm.
Weight 2.83 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1824, 1825, 1826

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI / ANNO year

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IIII D G BRITANNIAR REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#691

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

6 pence - lion

 

UK 6 pence 1829

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 19.5 mm.
Weight 2.83 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1826, 1827, 1828, 1829

Reverse: Crowned lion on crown above rose
Reverse legend: BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR

Obverse: Head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#698

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

Penny

 

UK 1 penny 1826

 

Face value: 1 penny (1/240 pound, 1/60 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 34.0 mm.
Weight 18.61 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1825, 1826, 1827

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: BRITANNIAR REX FID DEF

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#693

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Half penny

 

UK half penny 1827

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 28.0 mm.
Weight 8.80 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1825, 1826, 1827

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: BRITANNIAR REX FID DEF

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#692

Price for coin in F condition - $15-20

 

 

 

Farthing

 

UK farthing 1826

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 21.5 mm.
Weight 4.50 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1821, 1822, 1823, 1825, 1826

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: BRITANNIAR REX FID DEF / year

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IIII DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#677

Price for coin in F condition - $10-15

 

 

Farthing - modified head

 

UK farthing 1830

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 21.5 mm.
Weight 4.50 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1826, 1827, 1828, 1829, 1830

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: BRITANNIAR REX FID DEF

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#697

Price for coin in VF condition - $15-20

 

 

 

Half farthing

 

UK 1/2 farthing 1828

 

Face value: 1/2 farthing (1/1920 pound, 1/480 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 18.0 mm.
Weight 2.30 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1828, 1830

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: BRITANNIAR REX FID DEF

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#704

Price for coin in VF condition - $40-60

 

 

 

1/3 farthing

 

UK 1/3 farthing 1827

 

Face value: 1/3 farthing (1/2880 pound, 1/720 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 16.0 mm.
Weight 1.57 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1827

Reverse: Britannia seated right
Reverse legend: BRITANNIAR REX FID DEF

Obverse: Laureate head left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#703

Price for coin in VF condition - $20-30