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Great Britain 1/3, 1/2, and 1 Farthing, 1/2 Penny, and Penny (Gulielmus) 1831 to 1837

 Date: 1831 
 Mint mark: not apparent 
 Size: large 
 Description from requester: On the front of the coin is a right side bust of William IIII. Behind him says GULIELMUS IIII and in front of him says DEI GRATIA 1831 is the date. On the back side is a pic of a lady sitting holding a shield and a triton, behind her are the words BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF: with a floral design under her. Coin is about an inch and a quarter in diameter. It maybe made of copper not sure. 
 [Request 679 received from sean, Saturday, 20-Jun-2009] 
 [Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wednesday, 22-Aug-2012] 

Great Britain 1/3, 1/2, and 1 Farthing, 1/2 Penny, and Penny (Gulielmus) 1831 to 1837 | 2 britain 1 great 3 farthing rose tone trident britannia shield queen throne coat woman man chair seat copper king Look at the gorgeous specimen in the picture, Sean. It comes from Coin House SESAM Basel. It is probably in much better condition than your coin, because one rarely sees them this nice.

These are coins of King William IV (Gulielmus). They come in several denominations which separate by size. All have Britannia on the reverse side, with inscription BRITANIAR.

1/3 FARTHING: 15 mm diameter
1/2 FARTHING: 17 mm
FARTHING: 20 mm
1/2 PENNY: 27 mm
PENNY: 32 mm

Approximate catalog values for these coins run like this:

1/3 FARTHING
worn: $6 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $16
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $300

1/2 FARTHING
worn: $50 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $150
well preserved: $400
fully uncirculated: $800

FARTHING
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $150

1/2 PENNY
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $25
well preserved: $100
fully uncirculated: $300

PENNY
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $60
well preserved: $250
fully uncirculated: $1000

These catalog values apply to all dates.

CoinQuest thanks Coin House SESAM Basel for the use of their image.

Tags: 2 britain 1 great 3 farthing rose tone trident britannia shield queen throne coat woman man chair seat copper king rex def iiii fid gratia dei bust quarter an britsh britt farthings brit english british britan britian cent britaain brittish brittrex brilt william england uk brittain brittan shiled thonged thong shileld shied britania prongs brtiannia rosettes chevrons flowerettes rossette fork sheild toning pitchfork brittania shields ptichfork shelid rosette pittchfork pitch ashield brittannia triton escucheon shild toned mans male female seated queens girl womans crests arms crest bronze coppers stool insignia women ladies creast brass coppery throned boy ladys femal feminine queem females flower kings coats womens lady princess lsdy empress quarterd sit rexind britainniar quarters grattia quater rexetind rexx gvlielmvs pennys guliflmus willaim peny gulilmus pennies guilemus guliemos gulielmus guilelmus cents penny bloomed floret stem leis fleur lily flour bud pedals blossom lilys flur bouquet floer fluer fleures flowers floral fllower lisse stems fler folwers posy flowery fleurs sitting britanniar sits brittanniar btritannair brittaniar

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