George III

The coins produced in the reign of George III can be considered one of the first modern gold Sovereign coins. The Sovereign’s front design features George facing to the right, crowned with a laurel wreath. The date appears alongside the legend on the side of the Sovereign. The coin is also identifiable through its inverted die axis.

The gold Sovereign from the start of its production would bear the popular St. George and the Dragon design created by Benedetto Pistrucci on the reverse. The side of the coin features the motto of the Order of the Garter (English - shame on him who thinks evil of it, Middle French - Honi soit qui mal y pense).

Date
Mint
Date Monarch Head type Mint Scarcity Gilchrist Photos
1817 George III George III London TBC100?Image of a 1817 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1817 George III George III London TBC102?Image of a 1817 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1817 George III George III London TBC101?Image of a 1817 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1818 George III George III London TBC201?Image of a 1818 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1818 George III George III London TBC200?Image of a 1818 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1818 George III George III London TBC202?Image of a 1818 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1819 George III George III London TBC300?Image of a 1819 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1820 George III George III London TBC401?Image of a 1820 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1820 George III George III London TBC403?Image of a 1820 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1820 George III George III London TBC402?Image of a 1820 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1820 George III George III London TBC404?Image of a 1820 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1820 George III George III London TBC400?Image of a 1820 Gold Sovereign: George III - London
1820 George III George III London TBC405?Image of a 1820 Gold Sovereign: George III - London

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