George I (1714-27), gold Half-Guinea, 1718, 8 struck over 7, first laureate head right, legend surrounding, GEORGIVS. D.G. M.B.FE. ET. HIB. REX. F.D. rev. crowned cruciform shields, incorporating the Arms of Hanover, sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, date either side of tope crown, BRVN ET. L. DVX S.R.I.A.TH ET. EL. (MCE 266; S.3635). Toned with a nice red colour, practically extremely fine, has been slabbed and graded by NGC as MS61.