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PersonKing George III of the United Kingdom
Year1804
Description

Gold half guinea coins were struck using this effigy of King George III from 1804 until 1813. It shows the king in profile and laureated in the classic fashion. This portrait was subsequently used on the guinea struck in 1813 to pay Wellington’s troops in Europe and which was henceforth dubbed the "military" guinea.

Seventh Head (Military Portrait): Photos

Coin - Half-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1813
Copyright: Museum Victoria / CC BY
Author: Justine Philip
Notes: Gold.
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List of 16 coins issued carrying effigy: Seventh Head (Military Portrait)
CountryNameYearMintage
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1804 1804 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1804 1804 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1805 1805 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1806 1806 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1806 1806 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1808 1808 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1808 1808 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1809 1809 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1809 1809 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1810 1810 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1810 1810 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1811 1811 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1811 1811 unknown
United Kingdom Guinea 1813 1813 unknown
United Kingdom Half Guinea 1813 1813 unknown
United Kingdom Third Guinea 1813 1813 unknown