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Coin - 1/2 Penny, Isle of Man, 1798 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13554

Summary:
1/2 Penny, Issued by Isle of Man, 1798
Minted by Soho Mint, Birmingham
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.026 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Isle of Man
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Regal Issues
DateEra: 1798 AD
Denomination: 1/2 Penny
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of the king facing right; around incuse on broad raised rim, GEORGIUS III. D: G. REX. 1798
Reverse Description: At centre, triskelis: three legs joined at the upper part of the thigh, flexed, garnished and spurred; around incuse on broad raised rim, QVOCVNQVE IECERIS STABIT (wherever you throw it, it will stand)
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Isle of Man, 1798
Mint: Soho (Mint), Birmingham, England, Great Britain, 1798
Artist: Conrad Kuchler - Royal Mint, London & Soho Mint, Birmingham, Great Britain, 1798
References: Pridmore 31
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960

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