1788 GOLD ONE GUINEA ( GVF ) GEORGE III - Guineas - Cambridgeshire Coins
1788 GOLD ONE GUINEA ( GVF ) GEORGE III - Guineas - Cambridgeshire Coins

1788 GOLD ONE GUINEA ( GVF ) GEORGE III

Regular price $2,217.00

 


This 1788 Gold One Guinea represents the high craftsmanship of British coinage near the close of the 18th century, during the reign of King George III. The obverse features an expertly rendered portrait of George III, which captures the dignified and authoritative demeanor of the monarch amid challenges both at home and abroad. The reverse displays the iconic crowned shield, meticulously detailed, symbolizing the enduring strength and unity of the British monarchy. Minted in 22-carat gold (916 fineness), this coin is assessed as Good Very Fine (GVF). It retains considerable detail and luster, reflecting careful handling and preservation over the centuries, making it a prized acquisition for collectors dedicated to significant historical periods and superior numismatic quality.


Coin Summary:


Material: Gold

Monarch: George III

Denomination: One Guinea

Country: United Kingdom

Condition: Good Very Fine (GVF)

Weight: Approximately 8.35 grams

Diameter: 25 mm

Carat: 22 carat (916 fineness)