Gold coin; Denomination: Guinea
Royal Mint, London
George II (1727-1760), Old head type

Obverse Description

Intermediate laureate head of George II facing left; around, GEORGIVS . II . DEI . GRATIA .

Reverse Description

Crowned and garnished shield with the royal arms, England and Scotland impaled, France, Ireland and the Electorate of Brunswick and Luneburg; around, M . B . F . ET . H . REX . F . D . B . ET . L . D . S . R . I . A . T . ET . E . 1740, the date being broken bt the crown. (Translation obverse and reverse: George II by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg, Archi-Thesaurius and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire).

Edge Description

milled >>>.

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