1818 Crown LIX.Sold
Last Coinage, 1816-20.
1818 LIX Crown.
Obverse: Laureate bust to the right.
Legend: GEORGIUS III D: G: BRITANIARUM REX F: D: 1818, (George the Third by the Grace of God King of the Britains Defender of the Faith).
Engraver Benedetto Pistrucci 1784-1855, his name is under the king's bust, PISTRUCCI.
Reverse: St. George slaying the dragon within Garter.
Legend: HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE, (Shame on he who thinks evil of it).
Edge inscribed in latin: DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI LIX.
Royal Mint London, Tower Hill, mintage 155,000 which includes 1818 LVIII, the lowest mintage in this short lived series.
Catalogue: Spink # 3787, KM# 675.
Silver, 0.925, 28.28g (actual 28.15g), 0.8409 oz. silver ASW, 37.6mm, 3mm thick.
This coin has sold.