925 Silver 1812 Great Britain 3 Shilling Bank Token George III NGC AU 53. Laureate portrait of King George III right, legend around.
GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA REX. George the Third by the Grace of God King. Legend above denomination and date, all within an oak wreath. These Bank of England tokens were struck to a standard weight of 227 grains, comprising 202.4 grains pure silver and 24.6 grains alloy. The era of official circulating token coinage that began with the countermarking of Spanish American 8 Reales, would end with the final issue of this type when the New Coinage began to appear.Sometimes this last type is called the Bare Head style but as may be observed the king wore a laurel around his head. R are - 1st Year - AU 53. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Europe\UK (Great Britain)\Other UK Coins". The seller is "edberylmo" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.