George I Gold Guinea, 1720
Obverse: Fourth laureate head facing right, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: GEORGIVS. D. G. M. BR. FR. ET. HIB. REX. F.D.
Reverse: Crowned cruciform broad shields, incorporating the Arms of Hanover, ornamental sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, date (1720) either side of top crown, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: .BRVN ET. L. DVX S.R.I.A.TH ET. EL.
Edge diagonally grained.
8.3 grams, 25 mm in diameter.
A scarce date within this difficult collecting series, good very fine for the issue, with a lustrous golden yellow tone, slight die flaw by 17 on the reverse however this does not detract from the coins pleasing appearance.
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