Catalog » UK coins » George III (1760-1820)

 

Coins of George III king of the Great Britain (1760-1800) and United Kingdom (1800-1820)

 

 

1 crown

 

UK crown 1820

 

Face value: 1 crown (1/4 pound)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 38.61 mm.
Weight 28.28 g.
Edge: Lettering: DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI (year of reign in Latin)

Minted:
1818, 1819, 1820

Reverse: St. George slaying dragon right
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III BRITANNIARUM REX F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#675

Price for coin in F condition - $100-200

 

 

 

1/2 crown - large head

 

UK half crown 1816

 

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

Minted:
1816, 1817

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#667

Price for coin in F condition - $70-100

 

 

 

1/2 crown - small head

 

UK half crown 1819

 

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

Minted:
1817, 1818, 1819, 1820

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: BRITANNIARUM REX FID DEF

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#672

Price for coin in F condition - $60-80

 

 

 

1 shilling - GB

 

UK 1 shilling 1787

 

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:
1787

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#607

Price for coin in XF condition - $50-70

 

 

 

1 shilling - UK

 

UK 1 shilling 1816

 

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:
1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEOR III D G BRITT REX F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#666

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

6 pence - GB

 

UK 6 pence 1787

 

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:
1787

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#606

Price for coin in XF condition - $50-80

 

 

 

6 pence - UK

 

UK 6 pence 1817

 

Face value: 6 pence (1/40 pound, 1/10 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 19.5 mm.
Weight 2.83 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1816, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820

Reverse: Crowned arms within order chain
Reverse legend: HONI SOIT OUIMAL Y PENSI

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEOR III D G BRITT REX F D / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#665

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

Treepence

 

UK 3 pence 1762

 

Face value: 3 pence (1/80 pound, 1/20 crown)
Composition: silver 0.925
Diameter 17.0 mm.
Weight 1.51 g.
Edge: reeded

Minted:
1762, 1763, 1765, 1766, 1770, 1772, 1880, 1884, 1886

Reverse: Crown above value divides date
Reverse legend: 3 / year / MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA

Number in Krause catalog: KM#591

Price for coin in VF condition - $30-50

 

 

 

2 pence - GB, "cartwheel"

 

UK 2 pence 1797

 

Face value: 2 pence (1/120 pound, 1/30 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 41.0 mm.
Weight 56.70 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1797

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III D G REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#619

Price for coin in F condition - $50-80

 

 

 

Penny - GB, "cartwheel"

 

UK 1 penny 1797

 

Face value: 1 penny (1/240 pound, 1/60 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 36.0 mm.
Weight 28.35 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1797

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III D G REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#618

Price for coin in F condition - $20-40

 

 

 

Penny - UK

 

UK 1 penny 1806

 

Face value: 1 penny (1/240 pound, 1/60 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 34.0 mm.
Weight 18.61 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1806, 1807

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III D G REX / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#663

Price for coin in F condition - $10-20

 

 

 

Half penny - GB, "regal"

 

UK half penny 1775

 

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

Minted:
1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS III REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#601

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

 

Half penny - GB, new design

 

UK half penny-1799

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 30.2 mm.
Weight 12.19 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1799

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#647

Price for coin in F condition - $10-20

 

 

 

Half penny - UK

 

UK half penny-1807

 

Face value: 1/2 penny (1/480 pound, 1/120 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 28.7 mm.
Weight 9.22 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1806, 1807

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III D G REX / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#662

Price for coin in F condition - $20-30

 

 

 

Farthing - GB

 

UK 1 farthing 1773

 

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

Minted:
1771, 1773, 1774, 1775

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA / year

Obverse: Laureate armored bust right
Obverse legend: GEORGIVS III REX

Number in Krause catalog: KM#602

Price for coin in F condition - $30-50

 

 

Farthing - UK

 

UK 1 farthing 1806

 

Face value: 1 farthing (1/960 pound, 1/240 crown)
Composition: copper
Diameter 21.5 mm.
Weight 4.50 g.
Edge: plain

Minted:
1806, 1807

Reverse: Britannia seated left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA

Obverse: Laureate head right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III D G REX / year

Number in Krause catalog: KM#661

Price for coin in F condition - $10-20