Catalog » GB and England coins » George II (1727-1760)

 

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

 

 

Crown - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

 

UK crown 1735

 

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:
1732, 1734, 1735, 1736

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#575.1

Price for coin in XF condition - $1500-2500

 

 

 

Crown - Young bust, roses between shields

 

UK crown 1739

 

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:
1739, 1741

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#575.2

Price for coin in XF condition - $1000-1500

 

 

 

Crown - Old bust, roses between shields

 

UK crown 1743

 

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:
1743

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#585.1

Price for coin in XF condition - $1500-2000

 

 

 

Crown - Old bust, LIMA below

 

UK crown 1746

 

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:
1746

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#585.3

Price for coin in XF condition - $600-1000

 

 

 

Crown - Old bust, without LIMA below

 

UK crown 1750

 

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:
1746, 1750, 1751

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#585.2

Price for coin in XF condition - $1500-2000

 

 

 

Half crown - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

 

UK half crown 1732

 

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

Minted:
1731, 1732, 1734, 1735, 1736

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#574.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $600-800

 

 

 

Half crown - Young bust, roses between shields

 

UK half crown 1739

 

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

Minted:
1739, 1741

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#574.2

Price for coin in XF condition - $300-500

 

 

 

Half crown - Old bust, roses between shields

 

UK half crown 1745

 

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

Minted:
1743, 1745

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#584.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

 

Half crown - Old bust, LIMA below

 

UK half crown 1745

 

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

Minted:
1745, 1746

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#584.3

Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

 

Half crown - Old bust, without LIMA below

 

UK half crown 1750

 

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

Minted:
1746, 1750, 1751

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#584.2

Price for coin in VF condition - $300-500

 

 

 

Shilling - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

 

UK shilling 1731

 

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:
1727, 1728, 1729, 1731, 1732

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#561.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Shilling - Young bust, roses between shields

 

UK shilling 1739

 

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:
1739, 1741

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#561.4

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Shilling - Old bust, roses between shields

 

UK shilling 1743

 

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:
1743, 1745, 1747

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#583.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-150

 

 

 

Shilling - Old bust, LIMA below

 

UK shilling 1745

 

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:
1745, 1746

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#583.2

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-150

 

 

 

Shilling - Old bust, without LIMA below

 

UK shilling 1750

 

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:
1746, 1750, 1751, 1758

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#583.3

Price for coin in VF condition - $60-100

 

 

 

Sixpence - Young bust, roses and plumes between shields

 

UK 6 pence 1731

 

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:
1728, 1731, 1732, 1734, 1735, 1736

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses and plumes between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#564.3

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Sixpence - Young bust, roses between shields

 

UK 6 pence 1739

 

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:
1739, 1741

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#564.4

Price for coin in VF condition - $100-200

 

 

 

Sixpence - Old bust, roses between shields

 

UK 6 pence 1743

 

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:
1743, 1745

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform, roses between shields
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#582.1

Price for coin in VF condition - $150-250

 

 

 

Sixpence - Old bust, LIMA below

 

UK 6 pence 1746

 

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:
1745, 1746

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA / LIMA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#582.3

Price for coin in VF condition - $250-350

 

 

 

Sixpence - Old bust, without LIMA below

 

UK 6 pence 1757

 

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:
1746, 1750, 1751, 1757, 1758

Reverse: Crowned shields in cruciform
Reverse 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
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#582.2

Price for coin in VF condition - $50-80

 

 

 

Half penny - Young bust

 

UK half penny 1736

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 27.5 mm.
Weight 8.80 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1929, 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1739

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust left
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#572

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Half penny - Old bust, GEORGIUS legend

 

UK half penny 1742

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 27.5 mm.
Weight 8.80 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1740, 1742, 1743, 1744, 1745

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS II REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#579.1

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Half penny - Old bust, GEORGIVS legend

 

UK half penny 1749

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 27.5 mm.
Weight 8.80 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1746, 1947, 1948, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust left
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#579.2

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Farthing - Young bust

 

UK 1 farthing 1737

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.0 mm.
Weight 4.90 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1739

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust left
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#572

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

Farthing - Old bust, GEORGIUS legend

 

UK 1 farthing 1744

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.0 mm.
Weight 4.90 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1741, 1744

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust left
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS II REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#581.1

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Farthing - Old bust, GEORGIVS legend

 

UK 1 farthing 1754

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 23.0 mm.
Weight 4.90 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1746, 1749, 1750, 1754

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust left
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS II REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#581.2

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50