• 1820 George III Sovereign Obverse
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  • 1820 George III Sovereign Obverse
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1820 George III Gold Sovereign

The 1820 sovereign of George III has a laureate head, with St. George & dragon reverse inside an inscribed garter.

It was the fourth and last date of George III sovereign.

There is only one main type, but there are a number of different varieties distinguished by the date numerals.

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£700.00

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The variations of the date numerals will be shown in "style" after a grade has been chosen. 

  • Closed 2
  • Thin Date, Small 0, Closed 2
  • Large Date, Open 2
  • Roman I in Date
  • Short Date Height

Spink ref - 3785C

Although some coins may have the same grade, they may differ slightly in wear, but not enough to determine another grade. This will be reflected in the price. 

Obverse

The obverse depicts a laureate head of King George III.

The inscription reads

GEORGIUS III D:G BRITANNIAR. REX F:D: 1820

Reverse

The reverse shows Benedetto Pistrucci's design of St. George slaying a dragon in a garter. The legend reads

HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE

This design was not used again until the 2017 Proof Sovereign and other anniversary coins to celebrate 200 years since the first modern sovereign. 

Specification

Diameter 22.05mm
Weight 7.9881g
Alloy 22 carat gold
Fineness 0.916
Actual Gold Weight 0.2354 Troy oz
Obverse Designer William Wellesley Pole
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Mint London
Mintage  931,994

 

Delivery

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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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