George IV 1828 Half-Sovereign

George IV 1828 Half-Sovereign

George IV (1820-30), gold Half-Sovereign, 1828, bust left without extra tuft of hair by ear, date below, rosette either side, GEORGIVS IV DEI GRATIA, rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF: weight 3.96g (Marsh 409; S.3804). Toned with a green hue, light surface marks, about very fine.

The Latin legends translates on obverse as "George IV by the Grace of God," and on the reverse as "King of the Britons, Defender of the Faith."


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