1 Guinea - George III Pattern

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
King George III (1760-1820)
Type Pattern
Year 1765
Value 1 Guinea (21⁄20)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Gold (.9167)
Weight 6.53 g
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 13151
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# Pn46
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Laureate bust right, legend around.

Note: lower curls divided

Lettering: GEORGIVS·III· DEI·GRATIA·

Translation: George the Third by the Grace of God

Designer: Thomas Pingo

Thomas Pingo was an English medallist and die engraver. He worked for the Royal Mint in London. Originally thought to have come from Italy in 1742, and born there in 1692, he was in fact the son of Thomas Pingo Sr of Plumbtree Court, London.

Reverse

Ornate crowned quartered shield of arms dividing date, legend around.

Lettering: M·B·F·ET·H·REX·F·D·B·ET·L·D·S·R·I·A·T·ET·E·17 65·

Translation: King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lueneburg, Arch Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire

Designer: Thomas Pingo

Thomas Pingo was an English medallist and die engraver. He worked for the Royal Mint in London. Originally thought to have come from Italy in 1742, and born there in 1692, he was in fact the son of Thomas Pingo Sr of Plumbtree Court, London.

Edge

Plain

Comments

Only 1-2 pieces known.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1765  Proof

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