|The 1831 two pounds, sometimes referred to as two sovereigns
was issued as a plain edged proof as part as a proof set.
The bust was designed by William Wyon, and the new wreath
reverse was designed by Jean Baptiste Merlen.
The obverse features the portrait of king William IV with the words
GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR REX F: D:
The reverse features House of Hanover coat of arms shield and
crown above. With drawn back and tied curtains either side, and
ANNO ("In the year of (Our) Lord") and the date below.
1831 Gold, 16 grams, 28mm Diameter.
|WILLIAM IV TWO POUNDS
|William IV Two Pounds