Half Guinea 1802, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Half Guinea 1802, Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1816)
CoinHalf Guinea 1802

MintRoyal Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
Obverse

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse

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 1802; around, BRITANNIANUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR.

Reverse Inscription HONI SOI QUI MAL Y PENSE 1802 BRITANNIANUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Half Guinea 1802: References to Information Used
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Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
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Half Guinea 1802: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeHalf Guinea
Issued1802
MonarchKing George III
EffigyPortrait by Lewis Pingo (Sixth Head)
Face Value10 1/2 (x Shilling)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1816
Material0.9167 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationCoin Alignment (Axis 6)
Size (mm)
Mass (g)4.1750
OCC IDYMXK-DOKQ-CVJQ-OWQJ
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Great Britain 1802 1/2 guinea
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