Copy of a Spade Half Guinea in brass(?) (originals are gold). A gaming token. Minted in Birmingham in 19th or 20th Century. Dated 1701.
Copy of a 1787 gold Half Guinea
Lettering: GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Translation: “George III by the grace of God”
Copy of a 1787 gold Half Guinea but with different, nonsense lettering.
1701 (Date not in the reign of George III, who had not even been born by that year)
G Y I ET F G [REX] SUF ST DS T M S ET[C.]
‘George Yorke Iliffe and Frederick Gardner, Suffolk Street
(Birmingham), diesinkers, tool makers, stampers, et cetera’
A gaming token of unknown origin, imitating a George III half guinea, but with the false date “1701”.