Thu, 19th May 2022 10:30

Gold Coins & Sets: Two private Scottish collections

 
  Lot 49
 

A GEORGE III GOLD MILITARY TYPE HALF GUINEA DATED 1804

Sold for £525


 

GEORGE III GOLD MILITARY TYPE HALF GUINEA DATED 1804,
featuring the famous 'military' portrait of the King, the reverse shows a crowned shield within a Garter with 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE' translating to 'shame be to him who thinks evil of it', the legend reading 'BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR', translating to 'King of Britain, Defender of the Faith', with 1804 between the legend and the Garter, in box
Provenance: A Private Scottish Collection.

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