During the short reign of King George IV this Sterling Silver Crown or Five
Shilling piece was only struck for two years 1821 and 1822. You have the portrait
of King George IV on the obverse with St. George and the dragon on the reverse.
There was another design crown issued in 1826 but that is very rare.
This is a rather handsome and we believe underappreciated coin and one that over
the past few years has been harder and harder to get. In fact the few coins that we can
offer you have taken us two years to put together.
The coins on offer are in Very Good condition. They are struck in Sterling
Silver and were only struck for two years.
In the reign of King George IV the smallest coin issued for circulation was the copper
Third Farthing of 1827. They were actually issued for use in Malta but were
very popular in this country. But they were only ever issued in 1827 so this is a very
important type of coin; after all it is the only George IV Third Farthing ever
We bought a fantastic little group of these copper coins in high grade for the coin, this product being offered in Good-Very Fine condition. You may well be missing this type coin in your
collection; if so please consider getting one whilst they last.