The 1791 gold guinea coin features the fifth laureate head portrait of King George III as the obverse design, with the famed "Spade" shield design being shown on the reverse.
1791 guinea struck during the reign of George III. The coin is struck from 22 carat gold and has previously been mounted, meaning it has some solder marks at the top of the coin.
Spink reference 3729.
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Fifth head of George III, facing right.
GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Crowned spade shaped shield, with date below.
M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E
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 ounces.|
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