United Kingdom: Coin Third Guinea 1809 - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Third Guinea 1809
CoinThird Guinea 1809

The value of the Guinea varied widely with time. In 1809 a Guinea was current at one pound one shilling (21 shillings), so a third guinea was 7 shillings.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
United Kingdom / Third Guinea 1809 - 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 1809 - reverse photo

At centre a crown above the date 1809; around, + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR.

Reverse Inscription 1809 + BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Third Guinea 1809: References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Third Guinea 1809: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeThird Guinea
Issued1809
MonarchKing George III
EffigySeventh Head (Military Portrait)
Face Value7 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1816)
Mintageunknown
Material0.9167 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)2.7834
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Third Guinea 1809: Photos
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Coin - Third-Guinea, George III, Great Britain, 1809
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Great Britain 1809 1/3 guinea
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Great Britain 1809 1/3 guinea
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Third Guinea 1809: Catalogue Reference IDs