WILLIAM IV, 1836 HALF-CROWN
William IV, 1836 Half-Crown
Engraved by William Wyon
Obverse: bare head right, W W italic script incuse on truncation, legend GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D: with S over S in King’s name, toothed border around rim both sides
Reverse: Quartered shield of arms with a crowned escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, within Order of the Garter upon crowned robed mantle, date below ANNO 1836
Attractive dark tone, rare variety.
32 mm in diameter, 14.1 grams.