Maundy Penny 1829
One Penny 1829.
Obverse: King's laureate bust to the left.
Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci.
Legend: GEORGIUS IIII D. G. BRITANNIAR REX F.D. (George the fourth by the Grace of God King of Britain Defender of the Faith.)
Reverse: Crowned denomination divides date within oak wreath.
Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen.
Weight, 0.47g, Silver 0.925, 0.014 oz. ASW, 11mm.
Catalogue: Spink# 3821, KM#683.
Grade: EF, attractive tone under lights, blue and red.
Maundy pennies are always the most requested oddment, it is the smallest coin in the set and is therefore the easiest to lose.