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Rosa Americana

An electrotype copy of the unique Rosa Americana jumbo "piedfort." Obv: GEORGIVS·D:G:MAG:BRI:FRA:ET·HIB:REX around a portrait bust of George I facing right Rev: ·ROSA·AMERICANA· / ·UTILE·DULCI· around an open rose head Edge: uneven and stamped COPY

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

British Royal Patent Issue, n.d. (original made in 1722)

Object Place

Various, England for the American Colonies

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 86 (copy)

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Medium or Technique

Brass composition




Numismatics, Coins