Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830) 1st issue.
A farthing is a quarter penny coin.
Laureate and draped bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGIUS IIII DEI GRATIA.
Britannia seated facing right, a lion reclining on her left side, she holds an olive branch in her right hand, which she is resting on a shield, and a trident in her left hand; around, BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:; in exergue, 1825
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.644 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 3822 Pages