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Coin - Farthing, George III, Great Britain, 1806 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 17044

Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Soho Mint, Birmingham
George III (1760-1820), 4th. issue
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.646 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: 1806 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of the King facing right; around, GEORGIVS III . D: G . REX .; below, 1806
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing left on a rock holding a trident and extending an olive branch, a shield rests against the rock at right; background left, a sailing ship; around above, BRITANNIA. The mint name, SOHO on right end of rock.
Edge Description: Grained in groove
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George III, England, Great Britain, 1806
Mint: Soho (Mint), Birmingham, England, Great Britain, 1806
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3782 Pages

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