5 Pounds - George II FERDIND VI D G HISPAN ET IND REX

Features

Country Jamaica
King George II (1727-1760)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1759
Value 5 Pounds = 120 Reales (120)
Currency Countermarked real (1655-1822)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 27.00 g
Diameter 36.5 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 11.4,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Fr# 1
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.

Obverse

"GR" monogram countermark. Bust of Fernando VI facing right.

Lettering:
• FERDIND • VI • D • G • HISP • REX • 1751
GR

Translation:
Ferdinandus VI, Dei gratia, Hispaniarum et Indiarum rex
Georgius Rex
Ferdinand VI, by the Grace of God, king of Spain and the Indies
King George

Reverse

Countermarked "GR" monogram. Crowned arms within order chain at centre.

Lettering:
✿ NOMINA MAGNA SEQUOR ✿ LM ✿ LM
GR

Translation:
I follow the names of the great
Georgius Rex
King George

Mint

LM Lima, Peru (1565-date)

Comments

Countermark on Peru (Lima) 8 Escudos, KM#59

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1759)  2 000 Host date 1759

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