George III 1775 Guinea fourth bust - AU55 | The Royal Mint

George III 1775 Guinea fourth bust - AU55

Struck in the year of the American Revolutionary War

  • Referred to as the ‘Rose’ Guinea, due to its floral shield design
  • Graded as AU55 by NGC
  • Struck in the year of the American Revolutionary War
Price: £2,100.00
  • No Longer Available
  • Product code: HIS1775AU55

1775 was an important year in American and World history, as it was the start of the American Revolutionary War, which saw the battles of Lexington and Concord, Paul Revere’s celebrated ‘ride’ and the appointment of George Washington as commander-in chief.


Obverse - Fourth laureate head right, GEORGIVS .III DEI.GRATIA
Reverse - Crowned quartered shield of arms, date either side of crown
The Latin legends translate to on obverse "George III by the Grace of God" continuing on the reverse in abbreviated Latin which reads "Magnae Britanniae Franciae ET Hiberniae Rex Fidei Defensor Brun ET Lunebergen-sis Dux, Sacri Romani Imperii Archi-Thesaurius ET Elector" and translates as "King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, High Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire."

Contains approximately 8.4 grams of 22k Gold


Light tone, a bold very fine example, has been graded and slabbed by NGC as AU55.

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