Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
King George III (1760-1820)

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of the King facing left, undraped, around, GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA, below, 1817

Reverse Description

Garnished shield bearing Royal arms within the Garter, crowned, and Collar of the Order; motto on Garter, HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE; around, BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF:; the lower left garniture of the shield has the incuse initials WWP (for William Wesley Pole, master of the mint) and at lower right incuse W (for Thomas Wyon, chief engraver)

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