This medal was produced to commemorate the regency of the future George IV.
In the early 1800s a new location for the Royal Mint was found on Little Tower Hill.
This engraving was published in 1815, the year after Pole was appointed as Master of the Royal Mint.
To celebrate victory at the Battle of Waterloo, all troops would be awarded with a campaign medal.
The Royal Mint Museum was established by the Master of the Mint William Wellesley Pole on 12 February 1816.
The recoinage of the early 1800s attracted the attention of contemporary cartoonists.
In preparing portraits for the last coinage of George III the Italian artist Benedetto Pistrucci cut models in jasper.
In the summer of 1817, due to currency reform, the twenty-shilling sovereign was revived.
Queen Charlotte featured on several medals and tokens, portrayed alone and alongside her husband.