Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830) 1st issue

A farthing is a quarter penny coin.

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of the King facing left; around, GEORGIUS IIII DEI GRATIA. This coin struck with clashed obverse die, the imprint of Britannia's right arm in front of King's face.

Reverse Description

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, 1823

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