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Rosa Americana

This is an example of the rare variety with a rosette after the date only. Obv: GEORGIUS·DEI · GRATIA·REX· around a bust of George I facing right Rev: ROSA·AMERICANA·UTILE·DULCI·1722* around an open rose head Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

British Royal Patent Issue, 1722

Object Place

Various, England for the American Colonies

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 115

Accession Number

01.4964

Medium or Technique

Brass composition or bath metal

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins