Coin: George IV silver half crown 1823-1824 design; Royal Mint, UK; 2017.8.9

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New Zealand Maritime Museum

Name/Title

Coin: George IV silver half crown 1823-1824 design

About this object

George IV silver half crown retrieved from the wreck of the SS TARARUA [sunk in 1881].The coin is worn and the date is illegible. Traces of marine accretions on obverse.

Maker

Royal Mint, UK

Place Made

Great Britain

Medium and Materials

Silver/Metal, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Diameter (mm): 32mm (1/8ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Salvage/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Subject and Association Keywords

Diving/[Sport & Recreation]

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipwreck/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Collection

Roger [Jan] Meecham

Credit Line

Gift of Roger [Jan] Meecham

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2017.8.9

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