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The German George I inherited the throne with the help of Parliament, as a better choiceto Anne's half brother, James. George refused to learn English and spent over half his reign in Germany. One of the four shields on his reverses contains the crown of Charlemagne and the legends on the reverse name him Duke of Brunswick and Luneberg, Arch-treasurer of the Holy Roman Empire and Prince Elector.
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Peck 771 George I, Proof AR Halfpenny, 27 mm. 1717. George I. GEORGIVS REX, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Style of Seaby 3659, but AR.Text Image
Peck 801 George I. AE Proof Halfpenny, 1722. George I. Second issue. GEORGIVS REX, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Type of S-3660. TextImage
Seaby 3628George I. AV Guinea, 1714. GEORGIVS D G MAG BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate first bust right / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR EL 1714, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with four sceptres in the quarters. Seaby 3628. One-year type with distinctive PR EL at the end of the king's titles on the reverse. TextImage
Seaby 3631George I. AV Guinea, 1719. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate fourth bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1719, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with four sceptres in the quarters. Seaby 3631; Fr-327; KM-546.1.TextImage
Seaby 3633George I. AV Guinea, 1726. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate fifth bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1726, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with four sceptres in the quarters. Seaby 3633; Fr-327; KM-559.1.TextImage
Seaby 3635George I AV Half Guinea, 1717. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate first bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1717, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with four sceptres in the quarters. Seaby 3635; Fr-329; KM-541.1.TextImage
Seaby 3637George I AV Half Guinea, 1725. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate second bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1725, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with four sceptres in the quarters. Seaby 3637; Fr-329; KM-560.TextImage
Seaby 3639George I. 1714-1727. AR Crown, 1718. 39 mm. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1718, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with two plumes and two roses in the quarters. QUINTO on edge. Seaby 3639; ESC-111A.TextImage
Seaby 3642George I. AR Halfcrown, 1720. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1720, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with two plumes and two roses in the quarters and cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3642.TextImage
Seaby 3643George I. 1714-1727. AR Halfcrown 1723. 14.97 g. South Sea Company issue. Dated DECIMO and 1723. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1723, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with C SS C SS clockwise in the quarters and cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3643; ESC 1557 (592).TextImage
Seaby 3645George I AR Shilling, 1718. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped first bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1718, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with two plumes and two roses in the quarters and large radiate circle with cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3645.TextImage
Seaby 3646George I AR Shilling, 1720. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped first bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1720, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with nothing in the quarters and large radiate circle with cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3646; ESC-1168.TextImage
Seaby 3647George I AR Shilling, 1723. South Sea Company issue. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped first bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1723, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with C SS C SS clockwise in the quarters and large radiate circle with cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3647.TextImage
Seaby 3649George I. 1714-1727. AR Shilling (6.01 g.). Dated 1725. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1725, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with two plumes and two roses in the quarters and radiate circle with cross of the Garter in the centre. ESC 1183; Seaby 3649.TextImage
Seaby 3651George I. 1714-1727. AR Sixpence. Dated 1717. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1725, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with two plumes and two roses in the quarters and radiate circle with cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3651; ESC-1597; KM-553.1.TextImage
Seaby 3652George I AR Sixpence. South Sea Company issue. Dated 1723. 2.96 g. GEORGIVS D G M BR FR ET HIB REX F D, laureate, draped first bust right. / BRVN ET LVN DVX S R I A TH ET PR 1723, four crowned coats of arms of Britain with C SS C SS clockwise in the quarters and large radiate circle with cross of the Garter in the centre. Seaby 3652; ESC 1600.TextImage
Seaby 3659George I. AE Copper "Dump" Halfpenny, 1717. GEORGIVS REX, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date 1717 below. Seaby 3659; Peck 768.TextImage
Seaby 3660George I. AE Halfpenny, 1723. Second issue. GEORGIVS REX, laureate, cuirassed bust right, forelock extending outwards from forehead. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date 1723 below. Seaby 3660; Peck 803.TextImage
Seaby 3661George I. 1714-1727. AE Farthing, 1720. GEORGIVS REX, laureate, cuirassed bust right. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date 1720 below. Seaby 3661; Peck 783.TextImage
Seaby 3662George I. 1714-1727. AE Farthing, 1719. GEORGIVS REX, laureate, cuirassed bust right. Large letters. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date 1719 below. Seaby 3662.TextImage
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