Tag Archive for: George III

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Coin 281 – GOLD PROOF PATTERN 2-POUNDS 1820, PCGS Proof 63+ Deep Cameo

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3784, WR-179 (R3) Laureate Head, a new portrait facing right, combined with the Saint George slaying the Dragon reverse, by Benedetto Pistrucci. Raised lettered edge. Identical design to the £5 coin…
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Coin 282 – GOLD PROOF SOVEREIGN 1817, PCGS Proof 63 Deep Cameo

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3785, WR-197 (R5) The New Coinage portrait; reverse, Saint George slaying the dragon. Reeded edge. A beautiful specimen Proof of the first style of modern sovereign. Extremely rare: 10 or fewer believed…
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Coin 283 – GOLD SOVEREIGN 1820, PCGS MS-65

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3785C, Last year of issue, a highly lustrous coin with a bold strike and beautiful surfaces. This date is far rarer than 1817 as the king died early in the year 1820.  
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Coin 284 – GOLD PROOF HALF-SOVEREIGN 1817, PCGS Proof 64+ Cameo

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3786, WR-204 Reeded edge. Very rare: fewer than 20 known. A splendid coin!  
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Coin 285 – GOLD HALF-SOVEREIGN 1817, PCGS MS-65

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3786, Currency issue, a gorgeous coin having reflective luster.  
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Coin 286 – GOLD PROOF SOVEREIGN 1818, PCGS Proof 64 Deep Cameo

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3785A, WR-198 (R6) Second date of issue, Proof impression. Reeded edge. Extremely rare: 5 or fewer known. An exquisite example of this great rarity.  
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Coin 271 – GOLD THIRD-GUINEA 1797, PCGS MS-65

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3738, First Bust, date in legend. S-3738. Gorgeous satiny luster and superlative surfaces. Many of this bust type (minted 1797-1800) have survived as they were hoarded in war time, but few remain…
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Coin 272 – GOLD HALF GUINEA 1803, PCGS MS-63

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3637, Sixth Bust, Shield within Garter reverse, date split below crown. Type minted only from 1801-1803. Notoriously difficult to locate in true Mint State condition.  
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Coin 273 – GOLD THIRD-GUINEA 1801, PCGS MS-64

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3739, First Bust, date under crown on reverse. Hard to find so choice.  
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Coin 274 – GOLD PROOF “MILITARY” GUINEA 1813, NGC Proof 64

George III, Hanover King, 1760-1820 S-3730, WR-114 Sixth Bust, laureate, without periwig. Modeled by Nathaniel Marchant, engraved by Lewis Pingo. Curved-grained edge. Very rare, a Proof impression of the last guinea issue, struck only…