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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 1716

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/4 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 39.0 mm.
Weight 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
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#545.1

Price for coin in XF condition - $1000-2000

 

 

 

One crown - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB crown 1723

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/4 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 39.0 mm.
Weight 30.10 g.
Edge: Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI (year of reign in Latin)

Minted:
1723

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1715

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1715, 1717, 1720

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#540.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $1000-1500

 

 

Half crown - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB half crown 1723

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1723

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1726

 

Face value: 1/2 crown (1/8 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 32.3 mm.
Weight 14.14 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1726

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1722

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 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
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#539.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $200-300

 

 

Shilling - plain field in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB shilling 1720

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1720, 1721

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1723

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1723

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields
Reverse legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1723

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1723

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields
Reverse legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1725

 

Face value: 1 shilling (1/20 pound, 1/5 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 23.5 mm.
Weight 5.66 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1717

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 21.0 mm.
Weight 3.01 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1717, 1720

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#553.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $300-400

 

 

Sixpence - SS C in alternate angles of cruciform arms

 

GB 6 pence 1723

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 21.0 mm.
Weight 3.01 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1723

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, letters between shields
Reverse legend: SS C SS C / BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: 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 1726

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 21.0 mm.
Weight 3.01 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1726

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse legend: BRVN ET L DVX S R I A TH ET EL / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D

Number in Krause catalog: KM#553.3

Price for coin in VF condition - $300-400

 

 

 

Half penny - small planchet (“Dump” issue)

 

GB half penny 1717

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 25.0 mm.
Weight 10.30 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1717, 1718

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#549

Price for coin in F condition - $40-60

 

 

Half penny - large planchet

 

GB half penny 1724

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 25.0 mm.
Weight 10.30 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#557

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

Farthing - small planchet (“Dump” issue)

 

GB 1 farthing 1717

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 21.0 mm.
Weight 5.30 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1717

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#537

Price for coin in F condition - $150-250

 

 

Farthing - large planchet

 

GB 1 farthing 1720

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 21.0 mm.
Weight 5.30 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#548

Price for coin in F condition - $40-60