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Coin - Halfpenny, George II, Great Britain, 1751 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 786

Summary:
Copper coin; Denomination: Halfpenny
Royal Mint, London
George II (1727-1760)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.066 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1751 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, 1751
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George II, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3719 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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