Great Britain, George III, Gold Half Guinea, 1801
This beautiful solid gold coin is a favourite amoungst numismatists, this is your chance to grab one at a very low price. The gold price might fluctuate wildly, but gold coins with a history retain their value and make a better deal than coin bullion or jewellery.
Our coin is from the turn of the 19th century, 1801: Great Britain forms a union with Ireland to become the United Kingdom, the London Stock Exchange was founded, the population was 8.9 million and London had only 860,000 residents! William Pitt the Younger resigned as Prime Minister and Henry Addington was elected. Nelson is made a Viscount.
Our coin's obverse, from the third coinage, is a laureate bust of George III facing right, has the legend GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA. The reverse shows the royal coat of arms surrounded by a crowned royal garter, with an outer inscription which reads, BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR. There is a small amount of damage to the edge, the coin weighs 4.16g and is made from .917 gold.
Buy this beautiful coin for £300 (P&P FREE)
George VI Pennies in Uncirculated FDC Condition, 1950 and 1937 (proof)
Both have full lustre and slightly toned.
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