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Pattern Coin - Sixpence, George III, Great Britain, 1790 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 886

Silver pattern coin by Droz; Denomination: Sixpence
Soho Mint, Birmingham
George III (1760-1820)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.664 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Alfred Chitty Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: Pattern strikes
Series: Pattern
DateEra: 1790 AD
Denomination: Sixpence
Obverse Description: Within an open olive wreat, crowned monogram RG
Reverse Description: Britannia, draped, seated on globe facing left holding spear and olive branch; resting at right, oval shield bearing the crosses of St. George ans St. Andrew; around, BRITANNIA 1790
Edge Description: plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King George III, England, Great Britain, 1790
Mint: Soho (Mint), Birmingham, England, Great Britain
Engraver: Jean Droz
References: Chitty, who donated this piece, refers to Crother page 41

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