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EM16223

George III 1789 Guinea, fifth bust, spade type reverse, NGC AU55

George III (1760-1820), gold Guinea, 1789, fifth laureate head right, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA., rev. spade shaped crowned quartered shield of arms, date below, legend reads in abbreviated Latin commencing lower left M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E. weight 8.38g (Schneider -; Bull EGC 716; MCE 393; Farey 1280; S.3729). Toned, light surface marks, has been graded and slabbed by NGC as AU55.

NGC Certification: 6133355-003

The Latin legends translate to on obverse "George III 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."

The total gold output for the calendar year of 1789 the second year of the spade type guinea was £1,530,711 being the fourth lowest output for the type.

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