|WILLIAM IV SILVER TWOPENCE
|William IV Silver Twopence
|Silver twopence's were not in circulation but they were
still minted for a tradition known as Maundy Money,
where the Monarch gave poor people in a parish a
silver four pence (groat), a silver threepence, a silver
twopence and a silver penny.
Traditionally the number of poor people given these
sets during a maundy ceremony was equal to the same
years as the sovereign's life .
1831-1837 Silver, 0.9 grams, 13mm Diameter.