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1818 Crown LIX.Sold


The work of Master Engraver Benedetto Pistrucci 1784-1855.

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King George III Reign, 1760-1820.

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.

Grade: VF.

Silver, 0.925, 28.28g (actual 28.15g), 0.8409 oz. silver  ASW, 37.6mm, 3mm thick.

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