George III 1817 sovereign
Struck in 22ct gold / Weight 7.98g / Diameter 22.05mm
First year the modern milled sovereign was issued
Excellent coin in extremely fine condition, UNC examples now making in excess of five figures
Designed by Benedetto Pistrucci the obverse features the George III laureate head and is inscribed GEORGIVS D:G BRITANNIAR REX F:D:. The Reverse bears St. George slaying the dragon and is inscribed HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE.