Great Britain 1774 guinea

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 40149
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 40149 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $1,528. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREAT BRITAIN. Guinea, 1774. NGC AU-58." This type, one of several used during George's long reign, is noted for 1774-86.

Recorded mintage: unknown but not a rare date.

Specification: 8.35 g, .917 fine gold, .246 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-355; S-3728; KM-604.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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