Third Guinea 1808, Coin from United Kingdom - detailed information

Third Guinea 1808, Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1816)
CoinThird Guinea 1808

The value of the Guinea varied widely with time. In 1808 a Guinea was current at one pound one shilling (21 shillings), so a third guinea was 7 shillings.

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Obverse
United Kingdom / Third Guinea 1808 - obverse photo

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

Obverse Inscription GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Reverse
United Kingdom / Third Guinea 1808 - reverse photo

At centre a crown above the date 1808; around, + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR.

Reverse Inscription 1808 + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Third Guinea 1808: References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
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Third Guinea 1808: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Coin TypeThird Guinea
Issued1808
MonarchKing George III
EffigySeventh Head (Military Portrait)
Face Value7 (x Shilling)
Total Mintageunknown
CurrentNo; demonetised 1816
Material0.9167 Gold
DesignerNathaniel Marchant
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Mass2.7834 g
OCC IDPNXY-DENZ-CRPG-EVRB
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Third Guinea 1808: Photos
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Third Guinea 1808: Photo George III Third Bust Third Guinea / thumbnail George III Third Bust Third Guinea
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Third Guinea 1808: Photo George III Third Bust Third Guinea / thumbnail George III Third Bust Third Guinea
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Third Guinea 1808: Catalogue Reference IDs