George III, 1773 Guinea

Item Reference: C190016831 In Stock Share
George III (1760-1820), Guinea, 1773, third laureate head right, legend surrounds GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms, date either side of crown, legend reads M.B.F.ET.H. REX.F.D.B.ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T…
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Description

George III (1760-1820), Guinea, 1773, third laureate head right, legend surrounds GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms, date either side of crown, legend reads M.B.F.ET.H. REX.F.D.B.ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T ET.E. (S.3727; MCE.378).

Toned, exceptionally well struck in the portrait, with a depth to the striations of the hair. Raised die flaw above the tie ends, slight weakness in strike to the 73 numerals of date. A comprehensive example, extremely fine, toned.

Specification

Period1760 - 1820
Date1773
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Guineas

Coin Ruler

George III

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Gold

ReferencesS.3727; MCE.378

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