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Coins of George II king of the Great Britain (1727-1760)

 

Crown - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

UK crown 1735Face 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:
1732, 1734, 1735, 1736
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#575.1
Price for coin in XF condition - $1500-2500

 

 

Crown - Young bust, roses between shields

UK crown 1739Face 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:
1739, 1741
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#575.2
Price for coin in XF condition - $1000-1500

 

 

Crown - Old bust, roses between shields

UK crown 1743Face 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:
1743
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#585.1
Price for coin in XF condition - $1500-2000

 

 

Crown - Old bust, LIMA below

UK crown 1746Face 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:
1746
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA
KM#585.3
Price for coin in XF condition - $600-1000

 

 

Crown - Old bust, without LIMA below

UK crown 1750Face 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:
1746, 1750, 1751
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#585.2
Price for coin in XF condition - $1500-2000

 

 

Half crown - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

UK half crown 1732Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1731, 1732, 1734, 1735, 1736
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#574.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $600-800

 

 

Half crown - Young bust, roses between shields

UK half crown 1739Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1739, 1741
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#574.2
Price for coin in XF condition - $300-500

 

 

Half crown - Old bust, roses between shields

UK half crown 1745Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1743, 1745
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#584.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

Half crown - Old bust, LIMA below

UK half crown 1745Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1745, 1746
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA
KM#584.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

Half crown - Old bust, without LIMA below

UK half crown 1750Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
silver 0.925
32.3 mm.
14.14 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1746, 1750, 1751
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#584.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $300-500

 

 

Shilling - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

UK shilling 1731Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1727, 1728, 1729, 1731, 1732
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#561.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

Shilling - Young bust, roses between shields

UK shilling 1739Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1739, 1741
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#561.4
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

Shilling - Old bust, roses between shields

UK shilling 1743Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1743, 1745, 1747
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#583.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-150

 

 

Shilling - Old bust, LIMA below

UK shilling 1745Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1745, 1746
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA
KM#583.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-150

 

 

Shilling - Old bust, without LIMA below

UK shilling 1750Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
silver 0.925
23.5 mm.
5.66 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1746, 1750, 1751, 1758
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#583.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $60-100

 

 

Sixpence - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

UK 6 pence 1731Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1728, 1731, 1732, 1734, 1735, 1736
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#564.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

Sixpence - Young bust, roses between shields

UK 6 pence 1739Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1739, 1741
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#564.4
Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

Sixpence - Old bust, roses between shields

UK 6 pence 1743Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1743, 1745
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#582.1
Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

Sixpence - Old bust, LIMA below

UK 6 pence 1746Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1745, 1746
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA
KM#582.3
Price for coin in VF condition - $250-350

 

 

Sixpence - Old bust, without LIMA below

UK 6 pence 1757Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
silver 0.925
21.0 mm.
3.01 g.
Edge: reeded
Minted:
1746, 1750, 1751, 1757, 1758
Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform; legend: M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
KM#582.2
Price for coin in VF condition - $50-80

 

 

Half penny - Young bust

UK half penny 1736Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
copper
27.5 mm.
8.80 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1729, 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1739
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II REX
KM#572
Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

Half penny - Old bust, GEORGIUS legend

UK half penny 1742Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
copper
27.5 mm.
8.80 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1740, 1742, 1743, 1744, 1745
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIUS II REX
KM#579.1
Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

Half penny - Old bust, GEORGIVS legend

UK half penny 1749Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
copper
27.5 mm.
8.80 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1746, 1947, 1948, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II REX
KM#579.2
Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

Farthing - Young bust

UK 1 farthing 1737Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
copper
23.0 mm.
4.90 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1739
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II REX
KM#572
Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

Farthing - Old bust, GEORGIUS legend

UK 1 farthing 1744Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
copper
23.0 mm.
4.90 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1741, 1744
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIUS II REX
KM#581.1
Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

Farthing - Old bust, GEORGIVS legend

UK 1 farthing 1754Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
copper
23.0 mm.
4.90 g.
Edge: plain
Minted:
1746, 1749, 1750, 1754
Reverse: Britannia seated left; legend: BRITANNIA / year
Obverse: Laureate armored bust left; legend: GEORGIVS II REX
KM#581.2
Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

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