George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1720, 1st Bust, angles plain

Item Reference: C212011399 Sold Share
George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1720, first laureate bust right, angles plain, reads GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX F D. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish…
Read more

£140.00

Out of stock

Description

George I (1714-27), Shilling, 1720, first laureate bust right, angles plain, reads GEORGIVS DG M BR FR ET HIB REX F D. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre, plain angles, date flanking top crown, legend surrounding BRVN ET L DVX SRIATH ET EL (S.3646; Bull. 1572; ESC 1168).

Rich olive cabinet toning, some flecking both sides, light hairlines. Portrait well struck with the normal weakness in the crown and nape vicinity. Reverse, reflective fields, some flatness to the southwestern section of garter star. Near or about very fine.

Ex Roger Gainer, bought 1972

Specification

Period 1714 - 1727
Date 1720
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

George I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower mint

References S.3646; Bull. 1572; ESC 1168

Provenance

Ex Roger Gainer, bought 1972

Contact us

Tel: +44 (0)20 7930 6879
coins@baldwin.co.uk

Newsletter

Receive updates on our latest coins & medals and be the first to hear about our special offers.

Follow Us

Follow us on social media for
unmissable posts and updates…