Half Guinea 1801, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Half Guinea 1801, Coin from United Kingdom
CoinHalf Guinea 1801

MintRoyal Mint Mintageunknown, Rarity: S (Scarce)
Obverse
United Kingdom / Half Guinea 1801 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse
United Kingdom / Half Guinea 1801 - reverse photo

At centre, a shield set within the Garter, crowned; the shield is quartered with the arms of England, Scotland, France and Ireland with inescutcheon the arms of the Electorate of Brunswick and Luneburg surmounted by the Electoral cap; motto on the Garter; HONI SOI QUI MAL Y PENSE; the base of the Garter divides the date 1801; around, BRITANNIANUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR.

Reverse Inscription HONI SOI QUI MAL Y PENSE 1801 BRITANNIANUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Half Guinea 1801: References to Information Used
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Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
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Half Guinea 1801: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeHalf Guinea
Issued1801
MonarchKing George III
EffigyPortrait by Lewis Pingo (Sixth Head)
Face Value10 1/2 (x Shilling)
Mintageunknown, Rarity: S (Scarce)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1816)
Material0.9167 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationReversed (Coin Alignment, Axis 6)
Size (mm)
Mass (g)4.1750
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Half Guinea 1801: Photos
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Great Britain 1801 1/2 guinea
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Great Britain 1801 1/2 guinea
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Gold 1/2 guinea, Great Britain
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Gold 1/2 guinea, Great Britain
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Half Guinea 1801: Catalogue Reference IDs