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Georgius Britannia Halfpence

Obv: GEORGIVS · III : REX · around a bust of George III facing right, the whole surrounded by a plain rim Rev: BRITAN / NIA around a seated figure of Britannia with a laurel branch and pole in her hands and shield to the right, dated 1775 in exergue, the whole surrounded by a beaded rim Edge:...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Rebecca Salisbury

American Confederation Period, dated 1775 (probably struck around 1786)

Mint

Newburgh (Machin's Mills), New York, United States

Accession Number

92.1535

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins