1818 George III Gold Full Sovereign - 'Descending Colon' RARE
1818 George III Gold Full Sovereign
The Rare Type S-3785 'Descending Colon' (Legend 'A'). Illusive in high grades such as this.
Obverse : The king’s head right, laureate with short hair; the tie has a loop with two ends, neck bare. The date is shown at the bottom of the coin under truncation.
Reverse : St. George with streamer flowing from helmet, mounted and slaying the Dragon with a spear, the device being placed within the garter.
- Struck in 22ct .916 gold
- 7.98g Weight/ 22.05mm Diameter
- Obverse bust - BP: Benedetto Pistrucci
- Reverse design BP: Benedetto Pistrucci
- Die Axis: ↑ ↓
(Bentley 6; Marsh 2; S.3785)