1779 GOLD ONE GUINEA GOLD ( GVF ) PLUGGED
1779 GOLD ONE GUINEA GOLD ( GVF ) PLUGGED

1779 GOLD ONE GUINEA GOLD ( GVF ) PLUGGED

Regular price $1,172.00

 


This 1779 Gold One Guinea from the era of George III offers a unique narrative, having been plugged during its lifetime. The obverse features a robust portrait of George III, reflecting the regal demeanor and authority of the monarch at a time when Britain was expanding its global influence. The reverse showcases the traditional crowned shield design, a symbol of the enduring strength of the British monarchy. Minted in 22-carat gold (916 fineness), this coin, despite the alterations, maintains a good very fine grade. The plugging, often done to restore coins for continued use or as a repair, adds a distinct historical element, making it a noteworthy piece for collectors interested in uniquely modified numismatic items.


Coin Summary:


Material: Gold

Monarch: George III

Denomination: One Guinea

Country: United Kingdom

Condition: Good Very Fine (GVF), Plugged

Weight: Approximately 8.35 grams

Diameter: 25 mm

Carat: 22 carat (916 fineness)