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George III 1819, 9 over 8 overdate, Sixpence, penultimate year of reign

George III (1760-1820), silver Sixpence, last coinage, 1819, the 9 of date struck over 8, laureate head right, date below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEOR: III D: G: BRITT: REX F: D: rev. crowned quartered shield of arms, within buckled garter, French motto HONI. SOIT. Q MAL. Y. PENSE. initials of William Wellesley Pole "WW P" incuse on left shield border, incuse W on right shield border for engraver Thomas Wyon, weight 2.83g (Bull 2203; ESC 1636B; Davies 104; S.3791). Toned, good extremely fine.

The Latin legends translate to on obverse "George III by the Grace of God, King of the Britains, Defender of the Faith." With the French legend on reverse translating as "Evil to him, who evil thinks."

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