George III Sovereigns


George III

Born on 4 June 1738 to Frederick, Prince of Wales and Augusta of Saxe-Gotha in the house of Hanover, George III reigned for over 59 years.

George had 15 children - nine sons and six daughters. In the latter part of his life George suffered from a mental illness and his son George became Prince Regent from 1811-1820 and ruled on his behalf. On George III's death, the Prince Regent became George IV.

Note the latin spelling of George on his coins: Georgivs.

 Obverse Reverse1817 Gold Sovereign
Mintage: 3,235,239
1818 Gold Sovereign
Mintage: 2,347,230
1819 Gold Sovereign
Mintage: 3,574
 Obverse Reverse1820 Gold Sovereign
Mintage: 2,101,994