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Coin - Groat, George II, England, Great Britain, 1740 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 26004

Silver Maundy coin; Denomination: Groat
Royal Mint, London
George II (1727-1760)

A groat is a fourpence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 19 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.95 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: maundy money
Themes this item is part of: 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: 1740 AD
Denomination: fourpence
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of George II facing left; around, GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA
Reverse Description: At centre, the numeral 4 crowned; around, MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX 1740; the date divided by the crown.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George II, England, Great Britain, 1740
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1740
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3712A Pages

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