Guinea case and four guineas
Marked by Unmarked
Object Place: Europe, England
1 cm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Plain circular box with fitted lid.
COINS: side 1: profile portrait of George III, Roman reference, laurel around head; "GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA." side 2: royal crown; MAG.BRI.FR.ET.HIB.REX.1798." DISCS: smaller and flatter than the coins, engraved each with a playing card in the diamond suit, Ace, 2, 3, 4.
no marks on case or coins
By 1922, Miss Martha C. Codman. Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik; 1939, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Maxim Karolik to the MFA.
The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts