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    GEORGE III 1776 GOLD GUINEA, YEAR OF THE AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

    GEORGE III 1776 GOLD GUINEA, YEAR OF THE AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE

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    George III Gold Guinea, 1776 Year Of The American Declaration Of Independence from Britain
    Obverse: Fourth laureate head facing right, with Latin legend surrounding: GEORGIVS .III DEI.GRATIA.
    Reverse: Crowned garnished quartered shield of arms, date either side of crown, M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E. 
     S.3728
    8.4 grams, 24 mm in diameter.
    Attractively toned, a few scattered minor handling marks, otherwise extremely fine for the issue with a bold portrait.

    *1776 is a very sought after historic year for the gold guinea. This is the year that the thirteen Colonies of America declared their independence from Britain. The Guinea, Half-Guinea and Maundy coins were the only coinage to be minted in this year.

     

    Code
    10585
    Period
    Georgian (1714 to 1837), Victorian (1837 to 1901), Rococo (c. 1750 to 1775)

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