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FM21355

George II 1731 Guinea, second young head, rare date

Regular price £3,500
Regular price Sale price £3,500

George II (1727-60), gold Guinea, 1731, second young laureate head left, legend small lettering both sides of coin, GEORGIVS.II. DEI.GRATIA., rev. second crowned quartered 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 8.37g (Schneider 584; EGC 586; Farey 760; MCE 303; S.3672). Toned with light surface marks and flecks, good fine / almost very fine, rare date.

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."

We note the gold output for 1731 was £305,768.

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