The King's head faces left in this reign, and is surrounded by the inscription IACOBUS II DEI GRATIA, while the obverse is the same as in Charles II's reign except for omitting the interlinked "C"s in the centre of the coin. E' una pianta d'acquario esigente che si coltiva con parametri alti di luce, fertilizzazione micro e macro elementi, e CO2. Cancel OK, Show eBay. GEORGE III (1760-1820). It contains approximately 8.4 grams of 22ct gold - almost exactly 1/4 oz fine Gold. George III half guinea, fifth head, 1790, minor scratches and scuffing to both sides, otherwise extremely fine Surface scratches, dirt due to age. In 1801 the king relinquished his claim on the French throne, and the legend on the reverse was altered to reflect this, and the Hanoverian arms were removed from the coat of arms. The coins of William III's reign weighed 4.2 grams with a diameter of 20 millimetres. These values start around $100 US dollars and rise toward $1000 for fully uncirculated coins. The centre of the reverse design shows Star of the Order of the Garter. Ugh. George III (1760-1820), gold Half-Guinea, 1790, fifth laureate head right, legend GEORGIVS III DEI. Text content on this page is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International licence, Coin - Half-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1790 (Reverse), https://collections.museumsvictoria.com.au/items/57736. Other coins of the family were also minted, such as half-guinea, two-guinea and five-guinea. The coins weighed 4.2 grams, were 20 millimetres in diameter, with a diagonally milled edge. The reverse of the 1801-1813 half guinea features a crowned shield within a Garter, with HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE on the Garter, and BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR around the edge, and date between the edge inscription and the garter. in plural) was a coin, minted in Great Britain between 1663 and 1814, that contained approximately one-quarter of an ounce of gold. The obverse shows the right-facing portrait of the king with the legend GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D. The reverse follows the same general design as before, except the order of the shields is England+Scotland, France, Ireland, and Hanover, with the legend BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL date -- Duke of Brunswick and Lueneburg, Arch-Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire. 1790 5th laureate head George III Guinea featuring the "spade" shield design on the reverse. 1791 George III Half Guinea 4.1g . 1791 George III Half Guinea. half guinea is in good condition. GEORGE III SPADE HALF GUINEA TOKEN - … Crowned spade-shaped shield quartered with the arms of England and Scotland impaled, France, Ireland and the Electorate of Brunswick and Luneburg; around, M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E; below shield, 1790. But the Spade Guinea token is … The design of gold guinea changed dramatically over the years, from depictions of crowned cruciform shields … 1790, George II, Shilling, 1743. It's easy-to-use, online and free! You need to be registered and approved to bid at this auction. Records show that Bower was instructed in July 1689 'to make a puncheon for the Halfe Guinneys ande to worke it in the Mint'; the heads of the halfpenny, penny, and half guinea of 1689 don't share the harmony of design of later Roettier work. Spink 3729. In this reign, the coins were of the same dimensions as before, and were minted in 1686-1688. Click & Collect. Their heads appear conjoined on the guinea piece in Roman style, with William's head uppermost, with the legend GVLIELMVS ET MARIA DEI GRATIA. The reverse of half guineas issued between 1761 and 1786 show a crowned shield bearing the arms of England+Scotland, France, Ireland and Hanover, with the legend M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E date. Now, with identification tidied up, we can move to value. Please tell us how you intend to reuse this image. See all photos for condition. The coin catalogs indicate nice, fat values for a genuine gold George III guinea (and half guinea, which looks the same). British gold half guinea of 1798. In a departure from the previous reigns the reverse featured a totally new design of a large crowned shield which bore the arms of France in the first quarter, of Scotland in the second quarter, of Ireland in the third quarter, and of England in the fourth quarter, the whole ensemble having a small shield in the centre bearing the rampant lion of Nassau; the legend on the obverse read MAG BR FR ET HIB REX ET REGINA date. PicClick Insights - 1790 KING GEORGE III BRASS GAMING TOKEN - (D).Spade Guinea type. Click & Collect. During the reign of King Charles II, the elephant and castle logo of the Africa Company appeared on some coins from 1676 to 1684, although the denomination was produced in all years between 1669 and 1684. The 1703 half guinea bears the word VIGO under the Queen's bust, to commemorate the origin of the gold taken from the Spanish ships at the Battle of Vigo Bay. PicClick Exclusive Popularity - 558 views, 1.0 views per day, 573 days on … You will receive the actual coin pictured. 1790 Half Guinea George III. In 1717 the Guinea became fixed at 21 shillings (in today’s money that is £1.05). (2) Sold for £ 144 (US$ 191) inc. premium Antique and Modern Silver. A George III gold Half Guinea, 1790, 4.1g. It was officially eliminated in the Great Recoinage of 1816, although, like the guinea, it was used in quoting prices until decimalisation. GUINEA: 25 mm diameter, 0.246 ounces gold. The reign of Queen Anne (1702–1714) produced pre-Union half guineas in 1702, 1703, and 1705. Join. Subscribe to the price guide Auction Date: 17 Aug 2017 10:00 BST Auctioneer: Silverwoods of … Yes Can I reuse this image without permission? Warwick William Wroth, 'Croker, John (1670-1741)' in, List of people on coins of the United Kingdom, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Half_guinea&oldid=994933141, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 18 December 2020, at 08:31. Until the Union, the cruciform shields on the reverse showed the arms of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland in order, separated by sceptres and with a central rose, and the legend MAG BR FRA ET HIB REG date. (translation from obverse to reverse, George III by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, Archi-Thesaurius and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire). The edge of the coins are milled diagonally. 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