British gold coin

Details

  • Title

    British gold coin

  • Associated people

    George III, king of Great Britain (1760 - 1820) (ruler)
  • Associated place

  • Date

    1817
  • Material and technique

    gold, struck

  • Denomination

    Sovereign

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    22 mm (diameter)
    7.98 g (weight)
    6 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Inscription/mark

    ELIZABETH D G ANG FRAN ET HIB REGINA

    HIS AVIEM TRANS PER MEDIV ILLOR IBAT (around); E R (in field)

    rose

  • Design

    Head of George III, right, wearing laurel wreath (obverse)


    Saint George on horseback slaying the dragon, right (reverse)

  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Presented by H. D. Adana, FSA, 1930.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.

    HCR8161

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