George II, 1727-1760, Gold 5 Guineas, 1741
Lot 1040
George II, 1727-1760, Gold 5 Guineas, 1741
Sold for US$ 25,740 inc. premium
Auction Details
Coins & Medals New York
13 Dec 2012 10:00 EST

Auction 20086
George II, 1727-1760, Gold 5 Guineas, 1741 George II, 1727-1760, Gold 5 Guineas, 1741
Lot Details
George II, 1727-1760, Gold 5 Guineas, 1741
KM-571.1, S-3663A, 41.86 grams, 37mm. Young laureate head left, GEORGIVS.II.DEI.GRATIA, partial-toothed border both sides, less so on reverse, reverse: crowned quartered shield of arms, revised garnishing, crown band more ornate, seven hearts to Hanoverian Arms, 11 strings to Irish harp, Scottish arms with inner frame of lis, date 1741 at top .M.B.F.E.T.H.REX.F.D.B.ET.L.D.S.R.I.A.T.ET.E. Regnal year D.QVARTO (1741) on edge in words. Despite light wear, traces of reflectiveness remain in the protected portions of the legends on both the obverse and reverse. A few light surface marks are seen, as is a small dark spot resembling ink under the D of DEI at the upper obverse. About Uncirculated to Brilliant Uncirculated
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