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1820 Shilling VF


The last shilling minted in this reign.

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King George III, 1760-1820.

Last or New Coinage, 1816-20.

1820 Shilling.

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.

Mintage: 7,975,000

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.

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