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Imitation Coin - Halfpenny, George III, Great Britain, 1775 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26054

Copy of a copper coin struck at the Royal Mint, London during the reign of George III, 1st issue.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.674 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1775 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of the King facing right wearing armour; around, GEORGIVS III REX
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing left on a globe, holding a spear and an olive branch, a shield rests against the globe at right; around, BRITANNIA.; in exergue, 1775
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George III, England, Great Britain, 1775

Copy of a coin issued by George III
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, cf Spink 3774 Pages

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