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Coin - 1 Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1777 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 817

Summary:
Gold coin; Denomination: Guinea
Royal Mint, London
King George III (1760-1820)

At that time a guinea was current at 1 pound 1 shilling (21 shillings)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.270 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1777 AD
Denomination: 1 Guinea
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of George III facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse Description: Crowned and garnished shield quartered with the arms of England and Scotland impaled, France, Ireland and the Electorate of Brunswick and Luneburg; around, M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E 1777, the date being divided by the crown. (translation fro obverse to reverse, George III by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, Archi-Thesaurius and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire)
Edge Description: milled, )))
Shape: Round
Material: Gold
Issued By: King George III, England, Great Britain, 1777
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1777
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3728 Pages

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