British Gold Guineas Information
The guinea was introduced into the British coinage in 1663 under Charles II, and continued until 1813 in the reign of George III.
This is our index page of guineas on this website.
Guineas - Brief History
Guineas for Sale & Wanted
1663 - 1684
- James II
1685 - 1688
- William & Mary
1689 - 1694
- William III
1695 - 1701
1702 - 1714
- George I
1714 - 1727
- George II
1727 - 1746
- George III
1761 - 1813
Diameter||25 to 26 mm.
Actual gold content||0.2461 ounces.
Coins Wanted - We Buy Guineas
We make an active market in almost all world coins, gold or otherwise, including British gold guineas and all gold coins, whether listed on this page or not. If you have any of these coins to sell, please contact us, or post them to us for appraisal and offer.
William III on Obverse of 1695 Gold Guinea
Collectors Gold Coin Index
Cruciform Shields on Reverse of Typical Guinea
Queen Anne on Obverse of 1710 Guinea
George I on Obverse of 1715 Guinea
George II on Obverse of 1759 Guinea
George III on Obverse of 1775 Guinea