George III 1810 Third-Guinea

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George III 1810 Third-Guinea

George III (1760-1820), gold Third Guinea, 1810, 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 2.81g (MCE 460; S.3740). Toned, with one tiny black fleck each side, otherwise 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.

BI02895

£675
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