1817 George III Gold Sovereign
The King's head right, laureate with short hair; the tie has a loop with two ends, neck bare. The date appears at the bottom of the coin below the truncation.
St George with streamer flowing from helmet, mounted and slaying the dragon with a spear, all within the garter. On the ground under the broken shaft of the spear are the tiny inches letters B.P. for Benedetto Pistrucci and below them on the buckle of the garter are the incuse initials W.W.P. for William Wellesley Pole.
Obverse Legend: GEORGIUS III D:G:BRITANNIAR:REX F:D
Reverse Legend: HONI.SOIT.QUI.MAL.Y.PENSE.
Edge: Milled | Die Axis: Reverse | Type: Circulated | Mint: London | Mintage: 3,235,239 | Rating: Normal
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