Silver coin; Denomination: Crown
Royal Mint, London
King George IV (1820-1830)
Laureate head of the King facing left; below in small letters the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); around, GEORGIUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:
St. George, wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword, on horseback attacking to right, below the front of the horse a fallen dragon; in small letters at right side of exergue line the artist's initials, B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1821
In raised letters, DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI SECUNDO.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
38 mm (Outside Diameter), 27.945 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 3805 Pages