George I (1714-1727), Guinea, 1715, third laureate head. Choice!

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George I (1714-1727), Guinea, 1715, third laureate head right, no hair below truncation, toothed outer borders both sides, legend surrounds from bottom left, GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB…
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Description

George I (1714-1727), Guinea, 1715, third laureate head right, no hair below truncation, toothed outer borders both sides, legend surrounds from bottom left, GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX FD. Rev, crowned shields cruciform, emblem-adorned sceptres in angles, seven strings to harp, seven hearts in the Hanoverian shield, garter star at centre, reads BRVN ET LDVX SRIATH ET EL, date flanking top crown, edge obliquely milled, (S.3630; MCE 247; Farey 595; EGC 504; Schneider II, 546).

A lustrously toned example with flashes of mint brilliance, the lightest of flecking on the obverse. A great rendition of the King with an especially precise amount of detail in the lower portion of the hair. Rev, struck from highly polished and well prepared dies, fields reflective. Choice Practically Mint State.

Specification

Period 1714 - 1727
Date 1715
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Guineas

Coin Ruler

George I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Tower mint

References S.3630; MCE 247; Farey 595; EGC 504; Schneider II, 546

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