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George III 1811 Three-Shillings, top leaf to end of E, with 26 acorn reverse

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George III (1760-1820),silver Bank Token of Three Shillings, 1811, first laureate and cuirassed bust right, front leaf at top to end of E of legend, Latin legend GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX, toothed border and outer raised rim both sidesrev.denomination and date in four lines surrounded by oak and laurel wreath, 26 acorns in wreath, weight 14.76g (ESC 408; Bull 2065; S.3769).Attractively toned, good extremely fine.

The Latin obverse legend translates as "George III, King by the Grace of God" coupled with an English language reverse.

The issue of this token coinage of Three Shillings dated 1811 amounted to 6,172,335 pieces which weighed 243,250 pounds. For further reading see "Spanish Dollars and Silver Tokens" by E. M. Kelly published by Spink 1976.

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