George V 1918 Maundy Set


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George V 1918 Maundy Set

George V (1910-36), silver Maundy set, 1918, Four, Three, Two and One New Pence, each with bare head of King left, with raised BM for Bertram Mackennal on right of truncation, legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS V D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP: rev. crowned mark of value with date either side all within oak wreath (Bull 3978; ESC 2535; S.4016). Mottled tone, mint state in red oblong fitted case of issue.

The mintage for all four denominations for 1918 would produce 1,375 Maundy sets. The majority of the mintage would have been given out at the annual service organised by the Royal Almonry on Maundy Thursday held at Westminster Abbey London.