1820 CROWN ( UNC ) LX
1820 CROWN ( UNC ) LX

1820 CROWN ( UNC ) LX

Regular price £1,895.00

Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 37.6 mm
Thickness 3 mm

 

Obverse

Laureate portrait of King George III right, legend around, date below.

Lettering:
GEORGIUS III D:G: BRITANNIARUM REX F: D:
P I S T R U C C I
1818

Translation: George the Third by the Grace of God King of the Britains Defender of the Faith

Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci 

Reverse

St. George slaying the dragon right within Garter, legend around.

Lettering:
HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE.
P I S T R U C C I

Translation: Shame on he who thinks evil of it

Engraver: Benedetto Pistrucci 

Edge

Inscribed

Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI LVIII

Translation: An ornament and a safeguard 58th year of reign