Coin - Halfpenny, George IV, Great Britain, 1827 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 965

Copper coin; Denomination: Halfpenny
Royal Mint, London
George IV, 2nd Issue.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.378 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Royal Mint, London, McArthur Bequest, 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: 1827 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
Obverse Description: Laureate head of the King facing left; around above, GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA; below, 1827
Reverse Description: Britannia helmeted seated facing right holding a trident with her right hand resting on the top of an oval shield bearing the three crosses of the Union flag; around, BRITANNIAR: REX FID: DEF:; in exergue, a rose, thistle and shamrock combined
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George IV, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Previous Collection: George McArthur
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3824 Pages

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