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FM22862

George II 1735 Guinea, second young head, finest graded AU58

George II (1727-60), gold Guinea, 1735, second young laureate head left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS. II . DEI. GRATIA., rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, seven strings to Irish harp, date either side of top crown, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, M.B.F.ET.H. REX. F.D.B. ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T ET.E., edge grained, weight 8.38g (Schneider -; Farey 800; EGC 593; MCE 311; S.3674). Some light wear, toned and pleasing, a rarer year, graded by NGC as AU58 and a rare date.

8.38 grams of 22 carat gold. Made in the UK.

HS CODE: 9705 3100 00

NGC Certification 2119554-028.

As of December 2021 this coin is the finest graded at both services out of a total of nine pieces.

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."

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