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Imitation Coin - Halfpenny, George II, Great Britain, 1750 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 784

Summary:
Cast copy of a copper coin struck at the Royal Mint, London during the reign of King George II (1727-1760)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.250 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: copy strikes
DateEra: 1750 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
Obverse Description: Old laureate bust of George II facing left wearing armour; around, GEORGIVS II REX
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing left on globe, extending olive branch and holding spear, by her side rests a shield decorated with the combined crosses of St. George and St. Andrew; around, BRITANNIA.; in exergue, 1750
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George II, England, Great Britain, 1750

Copy of a coin issued by George III
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, cf Spink 3719 Pages

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