Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830), 1st Issue
The shilling is a 12 pence coin.
Laureate head of the King facing left; below, the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); around, GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:
Crowned garnished shield bearing the royal arms surrounded by a rose, thistle and shamrock; in tiny letters at the centre of the shamrock leaves the artist's initials (worn), W.W.P. (William Wesley Pole); around below, ANNO 1821
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.299 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 3810 Pages