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1818 King George III Silver Halfcrown Coin Small Laureate Head

1818 George III Silver Halfcrown Small Laureate Head Obverse

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A collectable silver Halfcrown of king George the Third, dated 1818. The obverse features the second smaller laureate bust of the king by Benedetto Pistrucci. This is identified by the distinctive shorter neck rather than the wide shoulders of the ‘Bull Head’ - also the work of Pistrucci. The date appears below. The reverse shows the shield of royal arms, representing England, Scotland and Ireland with a smaller Hanoverian shield to the centre. This is enclosed within a crowned garter motif with the motto of the Order of the Garter inscribed. The coin displays a milled edge. The specifications of Halfcrowns were revised with The Great Recoinage of 1816, establishing specifications that would last until the twentieth century: 14.14 grams of .925 sterling silver and a diameter of 32.31 millimetres. Spink 3789.
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Second smaller laureate head of George III, facing right with distinctive shorter truncation of neck. Date below. Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci. Legend: 'GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA'.


Crowned scalloped shield of royal arms, smaller shield in the centre, all within a garter inscribed 'HONI · SOIT Q - MAL · Y · PENSE' with a large crown on top. Engraver: Thomas Wyon. Legend: 'BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF:'.


VF - A very light grey tone, two very small edge knocks, minor surface scratches to the obverse, otherwise Very Fine or slightly better.


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