12 Guinea, Britain, 1776

Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 guinea coin, George III
Britain, 1776
Obverse Image: Right facing portrait of George III wearing a laurel crown.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS III / DEI / GRATIA
Reverse Image: A crowned shield bearing the arms of England, Scotland, France, Ireland and Hanover.
Reverse Text: M / B / F / ET / H / REX / F / D / B / ET / L / D / S / R / I / A / T / ET / E ("King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburg, Arch-Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire")
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1776
ruler
George III King of Great Britain
issuing authority
George III King of Great Britain
place made
United Kingdom: Great Britain
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .1 cm x 2.05 cm; 1/32 in x 13/16 in
ID Number
2013.0262.012
accession number
2013.0262
catalog number
2013.0262.012
Credit Line
Lee Eby Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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