Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830) 2nd issue.
A farthing is a quarter penny coin.
Laureate head of the King facing left; around, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1828
Britannia seated facing right resting right hand on a shield, and holding a trident in her left hand; around, BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:; in exergue, a rose, a thistle and a shamrock combined
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.619 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 3825 Pages