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Coins of George I king of the Great Britain (1714-1727)

 

One crown - roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms

GB crown 1716px;Face value: 1 crown (1/4 pound)
silver 0.925
39.0 mm.
30.10 g.
Edge: Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI (year of reign in Latin)
Minted:
1716, 1718, 1720, 1726
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#545.1
Price for coin in XF condition - $1000-2000

 

 

One crown - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms

GB crown 1723px;Face value: 1 crown (1/4 pound)
silver 0.925
39.0 mm.
30.10 g.
Edge: Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI (year of reign in Latin)
Minted:
1723
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields; legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#545.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $500-1000

 

 

Half crown - large roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB half crown 1715px;Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1715, 1717, 1720
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#540.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $1000-1500

 

 

Half crown - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB half crown 1723px;Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1723
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields; legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#540.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $1000-1500

 

Half crown - small roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB half crown 1726px;Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1726
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#540.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $2000-3000

 

 

Shilling - roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms, first bust (two-ended ties)

GB shilling 1722px;Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#539.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $200-300

 

 

Shilling - plain field in alternate angles of cruciform arms

GB shilling 1720px;Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1720, 1721
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#539.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $50-100

 

Shilling - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms, first bust (two-ended ties)

GB shilling 1723px;Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1723
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields; legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#539.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

Shilling - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms, second bust (with loop in tie)

GB shilling 1723px;Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1723
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields; legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#558.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

Shilling - roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms, second bust (with loop in tie)

GB shilling 1725px;Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#558.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

Sixpence - large roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms

GB 6 pence 1717px;Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1717, 1720
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#553.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $300-400

 

Sixpence - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms

GB 6 pence 1723px;Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1723
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields; legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#553.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

Sixpence - small roses and plumes in alternate angles of cruciform arms

GB 6 pence 1726px;Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1726
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D
KM#553.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $300-400

 

 

Half penny - small planchet (“Dump” issue)

GB half penny 1717px;Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
copper
25.0 mm.
10.30 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1717, 1718
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIUS REX
KM#549
Price for coin in F condition - $40-60

 

Half penny - large planchet

GB half penny 1724px;Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
copper
25.0 mm.
10.30 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIVS REX
KM#557
Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

Farthing - small planchet (“Dump” issue)

GB 1 farthing 1717px;Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
copper
21.0 mm.
5.30 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1717
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust right; legend: GEORGIUS REX
KM#537
Price for coin in F condition - $150-250

 

 

Farthing - large planchet

GB 1 farthing 1720px;Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
copper
21.0 mm.
5.30 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate bust right; legend: GEORGIVS REX
KM#548
Price for coin in F condition - $40-60