The only type issued in 1713 was the third bust, post union with Scotland period. Spink reference 3574.
Note the coin that we have in stock as of Oct 2019 is the same as the one pictured. It has been graded as 'Fine.' On the reverse there is more wear on the harp and the fleurs-de-lis but the two shields containing the lions and crown are much clearer. Our stock changes and we may not always update the main photo so call us if you want to double check anything relating any coins that are listed for sale on this page.
Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.
The guinea was introduced into the British coinage in 1663 under Charles II, and continued until 1813 in the reign of George III.
Three slightly different portraits were used on Anne guineas, and two types, before and after union with Scotland. "Vigo" issues had the word VIGO below bust.
Please see our Guinea Story page for a potted history of the guinea.
The edge is milled (reeded).
Third bust facing left. (Note that there is virtually no difference between the third and second bust).
ANNA DEI GRATIA
Cruciform crowned shields, with sceptres in between angles, and date at top.
1713· MAG· BRI· FR· ET· HIB· REG·
This list gives the specification of the coin as it was issued. (Worn coins may weigh less or be of a lower diameter).
|Diameter||25 to 26 mm|
|Actual Gold Content||0.2461 troy ounces|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|Fine||Fine||£1,129.47||Out Of Stock|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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