Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
King George III (1760-1820)
Laureate bust of the King facing left, undraped, around, GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA, below, 1817
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)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
32 mm (Outside Diameter), 13.603 g (Weight)
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3788 Pages