Discover George III

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Interview with Arthur Burns

Interview with Arthur Burns

The Georgian Papers Programme is a project to digitise 65,000 items relating to the Georgian period (1714–1837), including many pieces written by and about George III. It was launched in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen in 2015 with a ten-year mission to catalogue, study and share the Georgian papers held in the Royal Archives and Royal Library.

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Royal Cypher

Royal Cypher

George III was the first monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the last of America. His 59-year reign saw Britain involved in global conflict, political upheaval and an economic revolution.

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Behind the design

The £5 coin design is by Royal Mint designer Dominique Evans and reflects the many aspects of George III’s life and interests.

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