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Rosa Americana

This is a rare example of the 1722 twopence with the pellet after the X. Obv: GEORGIUS·D:G:MAG:BRI:FRA:ET·HIB:REX· around a portrait bust of George I facing right Rev: ·ROSA·AMERICANA·1722· around an open rose head with UTILE·DULCI inside a ribbon below Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

British Royal Patent Issue, 1722


London or Bristol, England

Place of Use

American Colonies

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 89

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brass composition or bath metal




Numismatics, Coins