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Why add this Great Britain Silver 6p Penny honoring King George III to your collection?
George III was Great Britain's king for a period of sixty years, from 1760-1820. On the throne during the American War of Independence, he is recognized as the "Last King of America." The sixpence produced by the Royal Mint during George's reign was struck from .925 fine silver with a diameter of 21.5 mm.
Distinctive Royal Portrait by Royal Mint Assistant Engraver Lewis Pingo
The right facing, laureate and armored bust of George III is featured on the obverse, surrounded by the inscription "GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA" (George the Third by the Grace of God).
A pattern of cruciform shields is depicted on the reverse, with crowns between and the Cross of the Garter at the center. The image is encircled by the date and an inscription representing "King of Great Britain France and Ireland Defender of the Faith Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg Arch-Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire."
Presented in a Gorgeous Display Box
This ungraded Silver 6p Penny of King George III, struck 1760-1820, is sealed in a plastic capsule to preserve its condition. The coin is housed in a beautiful custom crafted wood box accompanied by a story card containing highlights of George III's reign as the Last King of America and a Certificate of Authenticity.
This Great Britain Silver 6p Penny struck by the Royal Mint for America's Last King, George III, will be a treasured addition to your silver collection!
|Year of Issue:||1760-1820 AD|
|Legal Tender:||Great Britain|
|Obverse Design:||King George III Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Several Crowned Shields|