Requires Photography

Spade Guinea

1795


Mint: England

Accession Number

2004.1284

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Coins

Obv: GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA around a bust facing right
Rev: · M · B · F · ET · H · REX · F · D · B · ET · L · D · S · R · I · A · T · ET · E / 1795 around a heraldic shield with a crown
Edge: milled

Provenance

Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse