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  • 1815 George III 3 Shilling Bank Token gEF 25205
  • 1815 George III 3 Shilling Bank Token gEF 25204
Stock status
Available
Obverse Grade
gEF
Reverse Grade
gEF

1815 George III 3 Shilling Bank Token gEF

This 3 Shillings bank token was issued by the Bank of England in response to the huge shortage of coinage in Britain. This is a superb example and has been graded EF by our expert numismatists.

£495.00

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Issued by the Bank of England during the Napoleonic Wars, prior to the 1816 British Currency Act. The 3 Shilling bank token was one of three denominations issued; the Three Shillings, The Eighteenpence (1s. 6d.) and the Ninepence (9d.). As these coins were not Crown coinage, they were classed as Bank Tokens and were accepted as money.

 

Struck in medal alignment, the coin has a plain edge.

Obverse

The obverse features the right facing laureate head bust of King George III by engraver Lewis Pingo. The top leaf of the laureate of oak and olive leaves points between the I and G of the Latin legend GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX (George III by Grace of God King).

Reverse

The reverse bears the value, BANK TOKEN 3 SHILL. and date 1815 within an oak and olive wreath with acorns and berries.

Coin Specification

Diameter 34mm
Fineness 0.925
Weight 15.2g
Mint Bank of England
Finish Uncirculated
Grade gEF
Delivery

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Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £9. 

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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.

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Postage Insurance

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Orders < £1000 there is no additional fee

Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee. 

 

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