GEORGE III 1804 GOLD HALF GUINEA 'MILITARY TYPE'

GEORGE III 1804 GOLD HALF GUINEA 'MILITARY TYPE'

Code: 10728

£1,050.00
 

George III 1804 Gold Half-Guinea, 'Military Type'.
Obverse: Seventh laureate head facing right, with latin legend surrounding: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA 
Reverse: Quartered shield of arms with crowned escutcheon of the arms of Hanover, all set within a crowned garter, containing the French legend; HONI. SOIT. QUI. MAL. Y. PENSE., date 1804 below, with Lating legend surrounding, BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR, 
S.3737
20.5 mm in diameter, 4.3 grams.
Slightly soft striking as often found in the type, otherwise a good extremely fine or better, with a pleasing lustrous tone.