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William IV Coins


William IV was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 1830 until 1837. King William IV inherited the throne at the unusually old age of 64, when his brothers died without leaving a legitimate heir. William's reign saw several social reforms, with child labour restricted and slavery abolished across nearly all of the British Empire. 

King William IV coins are typically Crowns, Sovereigns and Shillings in gold and silver. 

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Predecessor : George IV | Successor : Victoria


1834 William IV Silver Half Crown

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from £130.44

1834 Shilling CGS EF60

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from £255.84

1834 William IV Silver Halfcrown

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from £263.90

1837 Gold Sovereign - William IV NGC VF20

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from £748.90

1832 Gold Sovereign - William IV NGC VF35

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from £898.90

1836 Gold Sovereign - William IV NGC VF30

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from £948.90

1837 Gold Sovereign - William IV NGC VF30

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from £948.90

1832 William IV Gold Sovereign

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from £1,002

1833 Gold Sovereign - William IV NGC XF40

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from £1,024

1832 - Gold Sovereign XF 45

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from £1,100

1832 Gold Sovereign - William IV

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from £1,299

1837 Gold Sovereign - William IV

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from £1,433

1837 Gold Sovereign - William IV NGC AU50

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from £1,799

1833 Gold Sovereign - William IV

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from £2,083

1835 Gold Sovereign - William IV

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from £2,083

1836 Gold Sovereign - William IV

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from £2,333

1831 Gold Sovereign - William IV

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from £8,083


Born in 1765, King William IV was the third child of King George III. His older brothers were expected to inherit the throne, and William joined the Royal Navy at the age of 13. Being so far down the line of succession William had an unapproved relationship with Irish actress Dorothea Bland, they had ten illegitimate children known as the 'FitzClarence’s'.

When his brother, King George IV, died in 1830 without a successor William became King at the age of 64, the oldest person yet to assume the throne. He soon proved himself a hard worker, garnering praise from then Prime Minister, Arthur Wellesley. The reforms that took place during his reign saw the ascendancy in power of the House of Commons, and the decline of the House of Lords.

Towards the end of his reign coins were issued from various mints in India, and interestingly bear the name 'William IIII' rather than the official William IV, as used in Britain. These coins are quite rare, being issued late in an already short reign.

King William IV died in 1837 at Windsor Castle. As he had no living legitimate issue the throne passed on to his niece, Queen Victoria.


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