3 Shillings - George III Bank of England Token

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Type Token
Years 1811-1812
Value 3 Shillings (3⁄20)
Currency Bank of England tokens (1804-1816)
Composition Silver (.892)
Weight 14.7 g
Diameter 35 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 16762
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# Tn4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Sp# 3769
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Laureate and cuirassed bust of King George III right, legend around.

Lettering: GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX

Translation: George III by Grace of God King

Engraver: Lewis Pingo

Reverse

Legend above denomination and date within an oak wreath.

Lettering:
BANK
TOKEN
3 SHILL.
1812

Comments

These Bank of England tokens were struck to a standard weight of 227 grains (or 9 dwt. 11 gr.), comprising 202.4 grains pure silver and 24.6 grains alloy.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1811  $ 173 $ 503 85%
1812  23%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232114
Lot 62426
Internet Archive
Apr 7, 2021 1811 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232044
Lot 65330
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2020 1811 UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232032
Lot 61339
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1811 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 552.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232030
Lot 64314
Internet Archive
Jul 22, 2020 1811 UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31161
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1811 UNC
(PCGS PR63)
USD 960.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232220
Lot 63532
Internet Archive
May 12, 2022 1811 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 180.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231908
Lot 63210
Internet Archive
Feb 21, 2019 1811 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 168.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232108
Lot 64421
Internet Archive
Feb 24, 2021 1811 USD 87.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)Picture 1 of a sold 3 Shillings - George III (Bank of England Token)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232102
Lot 62443
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2021 1812 UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 456.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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