William IV 1831 Proof silver Halfcrown, engraved by William Wyon
Obverse: Bare head right, W W incuse on truncation of block formation, legend GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D: toothed border around the rim both sides
Reverse: Inverted die axis, 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 1831, plain edge
S.3834, Bull 2473.
Superbly Toned with a fantastic cameo effect to portrait in contrast to the field, practically as struck, a most attractive piece.
* The Latin legends translates on the obverse as "William IV by the Grace of God, King of the Britons, Defender of the Faith," and on the reverse "In the year 1831."
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