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Coin: Third Guinea 1811
Description

The value of the Guinea varied widely with time. In 1811 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
Year1811 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 1811; around, + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR.

Reverse inscription1811 + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Third Guinea 1811: 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 1811: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
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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