• 1775 Gold Guinea Rose Shield Crowned Shield of Arms Reverse
  • 1775 Gold Guinea Coin King George III Fourth Portrait by Richard Yeo
  • 1775 Gold Guinea Rose Shield Crowned Shield of Arms Reverse
  • 1775 Gold Guinea Coin King George III Fourth Portrait by Richard Yeo
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1775 Gold Guinea Coin George III

The 1775 gold guinea coin features the fourth portrait of King George III as designed by engraver Richard Yeo. The reverse of the gold guinea coin shows a garnished crowned shield of arms, with the ornate framing of the shield earning the coin the epithet of the "rose shield Guinea". 

This is the 1775 George III gold guinea coin. This coin is struck from 22 carat gold and weighs 8.35 grams.

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.

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Gold Guinea Coins

The guinea was introduced into the British coinage in 1663 under Charles II, and continued until 1813 in the reign of George III.

At least six different types of guinea were issued for George III, from 1761 to 1813, including the well-known spade (or spade ace) version.


The obverse of the coin features the fourth laureate portrait of King George III.

Designed by engraver Richard Yeo, the engraving shows the king facing to the right with the inscription: 



The reverse of the coin shows the crowned ornate shield. The design earned the coin the nickname of Guinea "Rose Shield" thanks to the ornate embelishments surounding the crowned shield of arms.  


Diameter 25 to 26 mm.
Weight 8.3500 grams
Alloy 22 carat
Fineness 0.9166
Actual gold content 0.2461 ounces.
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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.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

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We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

Related Blogs

If you would like to read more abou the Guinea and some of the mst significant pieces in history we recommend the following: 

The Story of the British Gold Guinea 

Unites, Laurels and Guineas: 1604 - 1662 

King George III (1760 - 1820) 

The First Three George's