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Coin: Third Guinea 1806
Description

The value of the Guinea varied widely with time. In 1806 a Guinea was current at one pound one shilling (21 shillings), so a third guinea was 7 shillings.

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value7 (x Shilling) TypeThird Guinea
Year1806 CurrentNo (demonetised 1816)
Mintageunknown
Mints
NameMint markMintage
Royal Mint No mint mark unknown
Material0.9167 Gold Designer
MonarchKing George III EffigySeventh Head (Military Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)2.7834
Obverse

Laureate head of King George III facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA.

Obverse inscription GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse

At centre a crown above the date 1806; around, + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR.

Reverse inscription

1806 + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR

EdgeMilled Edge inscription

None

Third Guinea 1806: Photos
Third Guinea 1806: Photo Coin - Third-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1806
Coin - Third-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1806
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Third Guinea 1806: Photo Coin - Third-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1806
Coin - Third-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1806
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Third Guinea 1806: Photo Great Britain 1806 1/3 guinea
Great Britain 1806 1/3 guinea
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Third Guinea 1806: Photo Great Britain 1806 1/3 guinea
Great Britain 1806 1/3 guinea
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Third Guinea 1806: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Friedberg, Gold Coins of the WorldGreat Britain 225
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 651
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3740
Third Guinea 1806: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
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Third Guinea 1806: Some useful external links
Museums Victoria: Coin - Third-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1806 Great Britain 1806 1/3 guinea - CoinFactsWiki
American Numismatic Society: Gold 1/3 guinea, Great Britain
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List of all (10) coins of type: United Kingdom / Third Guinea
Third Guinea 1801 Third Guinea 1802 Third Guinea 1803 Third Guinea 1804 Third Guinea 1806 Third Guinea 1808
Third Guinea 1809 Third Guinea 1810 Third Guinea 1811 Third Guinea 1813