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BM01751

George II 1727 Guinea

George II (1727-60), gold Guinea, 1727, first young laureate head left, legend small lettering both sides of coin, GEORGIVS.II. DEI.GRATIA., rev. first crowned quartered large shield of arms, date either side of crown, M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E. weight 8.34g (MCE 297; S.3670). Toned with some red colour around legend, with a good facial portrait otherwise practically extremely fine and extremely rare.

The Latin legends translate to on obverse "George the Second by the Grace of God" continuing on the reverse in abbreviated Latin which if in shown in full reads "Magnae Britanniae Franciae ET Hiberniae Rex Fidei Defensor Brun ET Lunebergen-sis Dux, Sacri Romani Imperii Archi-Thesaurius ET Elector" and translates as "King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, High Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire."

Provenance:
Ex Cheshire Collection, Goldberg Auction 31, 30th May 2005, lot 2318 when graded by NGC as MS62.

Ex Goldberg Auction 41, 27th May 2007, lot 4536.

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