1819 George III crown. The last few years of George III's reign saw a complete revision of the British coinage. For some two or three decades, there had been a shortage of small change, and only sporadic production of many denominations.
Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details.
The edge is inscribed in raised lettering:
DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI LIX
The obverse portrait of George III was designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. His surname 'PISTRUCCI' can be found underneath the truncation. George is shown with a laureate head.
The text reads:
"1819 Georgius III D: G: BRITANNIARUM REX F: D:"
The reverse features Benedetto Pistrucci's magnificent design of St. George on horseback slaying the dragon, first used on gold sovereigns of George III in 1817. His full name PISTRUCCI appears underneath the ground.
The legend is shown in the garter:
"HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE"
|Fineness / Carat
|George III (1760-1820)
|Mint / Brand
|The Royal Mint
|Out Of Stock
|11 September 2019
|15 June 2020
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