1821 George IV Silver Crown - Issued On The Year Of Coronation

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Issued On The Year Of Coronation

Value 1 Crown = 5 Shillings (1/4)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 37.6 mm

Obverse
Laureate portrait of King George IV left, legend around.

Lettering:
GEORGIUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR:REX F:D:

Translation: George the Fourth by the Grace of God King of the Britain Defender of the Faith


Reverse
St. George slaying the dragon right, date and engraver's initials in exergue.

Lettering:
1821
WWP
B.P.


Edge
Inscribed

Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI SECUNDO.

Translation: An ornament and a safeguard second year of reign