1820 Shilling VF
Last or New Coinage, 1816-20.
Obverse: laureate bust of King George III right.
Legend: GEOR:III D:G: BRITT:REX F:D: (George the Third by the Grace of God King of the Britains Defender of the Faith).
Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci.
Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain.
Legend: HONI·SOIT·Q MAL·Y·PENSE· (Shame on he who thinks evil of it.)
Engraver: Thomas Wyon.
Catalogue: Spink - 3790, KM 666.
Silver: 0.925, 5.66g, 0.1682 oz. ASW, 24 mm, 1.2 mm thick.
Grade: VF, edge mount removed, some pitting, tone and possible light cleaning at some time.