British Coins Farthing 1823 King George IV

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British Coins Farthing 1823 King George IV
Farthing 1821-1826 George IV

Obverse: Laureated and draped bust of King George IV "GEORGIUS IIII DEI GRATIA" (George IV by the Grace of God).

Reverse: The figure of Britannia, helmeted, and seated upon a rock, resting her right hand upon a shield, in which she holds an Olive branch, and, in her left, the Trident, — at her feet is a Lion. Legend: "BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:" (King of The British territories, Defender of the Faith) with the date of the year of issue as Exergue.
The first type of George IV Farthing 1821-1826 obverse and reverse was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Country: United Kingdom.
Years: 1821-1826.
Value: 1 Farthing.
Metal: Copper.
Weight: 4.5 g.
Diameter: 21.5 mm.
Thickness: 1.65 mm.
Shape: Round.
Demonetized: 12-31-1869.
References: KM# 677, Sp# 3822.

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