George III 1808 Third-Guinea

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George III 1808 Third-Guinea

George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1808, third type, second laureate head right, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA. rev. large crown, date below, legend surrounding commencing top, * BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR, weight 2.82g (MCE 458; S.3740). Toned, extremely fine.

The Latin legends translate as on obverse "George III by the grace of God" and on the reverse "King of the Britons, Defender of the Faith."

 

Provenance:

Ex A H Baldwin, vault stock, purchased Spring 2006.

BI02892

£750
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