Browsing British Coins of George II


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Apart from small bronze issues, the legends on George II's coinage were usually GEORGIVS (sometimes GEORGIUS) II DEI GRATIA (on obverse) and M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E (his titles as king, dukedoms and elector on the reverse)
Eimer 510George II (1727-1760), AE brass Coronation Medal, 1727, after J. Croker. 34 mm. GEORGIVS II D G MAG BR FR ET HIB REX, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / VOLENTES PER POPULOS around, CORON. XI. OCTOB. MDCCXXVII in two lines below, George seated right on throne, holding orb and sceptre, small puppy at foot, being crowned by Britannia, fasces behind her. Eimer 510; Med Ill. 4.TextImage
Peck 833 George II Silver Proof Halfpenny, 1729. GEORGIVS II REX, laureate, cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Peck-833.TextImage
Seaby 3665George II AV Five Guineas 1746, privateer gold. Usual legends. Mature, laureate head left, LIMA below. / Crowned coat-of-arms. Edge: D NONO.TextImage
Seaby 3666George II AV Five Guineas. Old head left / Crowned coat-of-arms. Edge: DECVS...VICESIMO SECVNDO.TextImage
Seaby 3668George II AV Two Guineas, 1739. Mature head left / Crowned coat-of-arms. Seaby 3668; Fr-337.TextImage
Seaby 3669 George II AV Two Guineas, 1740. Mature head left / Crowned coat-of-arms. Seaby 3669; Fr-337.TextImage
Seaby 3670 George II AV Guinea, 1727. George II. First young laureate head left with small lettering. / Crowned coat of arms. Seaby 3670; Fr-339; KM-562. TextImage
Seaby 3671 George II AV Guinea, 1728. First young laureate head left, second style with slightly smaller lettering in the legends. Seaby 3671. Fr-339.TextImage
Seaby 3674 George II AV Guinea, 1733. Second, laureate, young head left / Crowned coat of arms. Seaby 3674; Fr-339; KM-573.3. TextImage
Seaby 3680 George II AV Guinea, 1758. Mature laureate head left / Crowned coat of arms. Seaby 3680; Fr-344; KM-588. TextImage
Seaby 3681George II AV Proof Half Guinea, 1728. Young laureate bust left / Crowned coat of arms. Plain edge. Seaby 3681. WR-75.TextImage
Seaby 3683George II AV Half Guinea. Dated 1746. Intermediate laureate head left / Crowned and garnished coat-of-arms. Schneider II 603.TextImage
Seaby 3685George II AV Half Guinea, 1750. Mature laureate head left / Crowned coat of arms. Seaby 3685; Fr-349; KM-587.TextImage
Seaby 3686George II, AR Crown, 1736. West Country issue. Young laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / four coats of arms, roses and plumes in the angles. Edge NONO. Seaby 3686.TextImage
Seaby 3687George II AR Crown. Young Head issue. DECIMO QVARTO and dated 1741. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left / Crowned cruciform shields; rose in each quarter. Seaby 3687; ESC 123.
Seaby 3688George II, AR Crown, 1743. Old laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Four crowned coats of arms in cross pattern, roses in the angles. Edge SEPTIMO. Seaby 3688.TextImage
Seaby 3689George II, AR Crown, 1746 LIMA. Old laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, LIMA below. / Four crowned coats of arms in cross pattern. Seaby 3689.TextImage
Seaby 3690 George II AR Crown, 1750. Old laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Four coats of arms. Edge: V QVARTO. Seaby 3690; ESC-127; Dav-1351.TextImage
Seaby 3691George II, AR halfcrown. Struck 1731. Youthful, laureate, draped bust left. / Four crowned coats of arms in a cross pattern. Seaby 3691 (plate coin in the 2007 edition).TextImage
Seaby 3692George II, AR Halfcrown, 1732. Young draped and cuirassed bust left. Four coats of arms with roses and plumes in the angles. Edge: SEXTO. TextImage
Seaby 3693George II AR Halfcrown. Young Head issue. DVODECIMO and dated 1739. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / Crowned cruciform shields; rose in each quarter. ESC 600.TextImage
Seaby 3694George II AR Halfcrown. Old Head issue. DECIMO SEPTIMO and dated 1743. Old laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / Crowned cruciform shields; rose in each quarter. Seaby 3694; ESC 603A.TextImage
Seaby 3695George II AR Halfcrown. LIMA issue. Dated DECIMO NONO and 1745/3(?). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed older bust left; LIMA below. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star; nothing in the quarters.TextImage
Seaby 3695AGeorge II AR Halfcrown. Lima issue. Dated 1746. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed older bust left; LIMA below. / Cruciform crowned coats-of-arms around Garter Star. Edge: DECVS...DECIMO NONO. Seaby 3695A; ESC 606.TextImage
Seaby 3696George II AR Halfcrown. Dated 1746. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed older bust left. / Cruciform crowned coats-of-arms around Garter Star. Edge: DECVS...VICESIMO. Seaby 3696; ESC 608.TextImage
Seaby 3698 George II, AR Shilling, 1728. George II. Young, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left. / Cruciform crowned coats-of-arms around Garter Star, roses and plumes in angles. Seaby 3698; ESC-1192.TextImage
Seaby 3699George II AR Shilling. Dated 1737. Larger lettering than 3698. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed young bust left / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star; roses and plumes in quarters. Seaby 3699; ESC 1200.SE3699TextImage
Seaby 3700 George II, AR Shilling, 1728. One-year type with nothing in the angles Seaby 3700; ESC-1191. Young laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star. TextImage
Seaby 3703George II, AR Shilling, 1745-Lima. Old, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. LIMA below. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star, nothing in the quarters. Seaby 3703; ESC-1205.TextImage
Seaby 3704George II. 1727-1760. AR Shilling. Dated 1758. Old, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star, nothing in the quarters. Seaby 3704.TextImage
Seaby 3707George II, AR Sixpence, 1728. Young, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star, roses and plumes in angles. Seaby 3707; ESC-1606; KM-564.3. TextImage
Seaby 3708George II, AR Sixpence, 1739. Young laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star, roses in angles. Rare variety with O over R in legend. Seaby 3708; ESC-1612; KM-564.4.TextImage
Seaby 3710AGeorge II, AR Sixpence, 1746. Old laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left, LIMA below. / Crowned, cruciform shields around Garter Star, nothing in angles. Seaby 3710A.TextImage
Seaby 3712George II, AR Fourpence, 1731. Young laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Crowned "4". Seaby 3712.TextImage
Seaby 3715AGeorge II, AR Penny, 1750. Young laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / Crowned "1". Seaby 3715A.TextImage
Seaby 3717George II, AE proof Halfpenny, 1729. Young laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Seaby 3717; Peck 835.TextImage
Seaby 3718 George II, AE Halfpenny, 1740. Obverse legend with GEORGIUS. Old, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Seaby 3718.TextImage
Seaby 3719George II AE Halfpenny. Dated 1751. Obverse legend with GEORGIVS. Old, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Seaby 3719; Peck 881.TextImage
Seaby 3720George II, AE Proof Farthing, 1730 (first year for farthings). Young, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date below. Seaby 3720 (no Proof listed); Peck 857.TextImage
Seaby 3721George II AE Farthing, 1741. GEORGIUS II REX, Old, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date below. Seaby 3721.TextImage
Seaby 3722George II AE Farthing. Dated 1754. GEORGIVS II REX, Old, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / BRITANNIA, Britannia sitting left, holding branch and sceptre, shield at her side. Date below. Seaby 3722; Peck 892.TextImage
Seaby 6608George II, AE farthing, 1737. Ireland issue. GEORGIUS II REX, laureate head left. / HIBERNIA 1737 above and beneath Irish harp. Seaby 6608.TextImage