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Coin - Farthing, George III, Great Britain, 1775 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 915

Summary:
Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
George III (1760-1820), 1st issue.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.130 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: 1777 farthing
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: 1775 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of the King facing right wearing armour; around, GEORGIVS III REX (worn at end)
Reverse Description: Britannia seated facing left on a globe, holding a spear and extending an olive branch, a shield rests against the globe at right; around, BRITANNIA.; in exergue, 1775
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King George III, England, Great Britain, 1775
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1775
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3775 Pages

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