Gold coin; Denomination: Guinea
Royal Mint, London
King George III (1760-1820)
At that time a guinea was valued at one pound one shilling (21 shillings), a third guinea was 7 shillings.
Laureate head of George III facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
At centre a crown above the date 1809; around, BRITANNIARUM REX FIDEI DEFENSOR
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
17 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.776 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3740 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.