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Rosa Americana

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This could be a cast copy of a very rare pattern piece with few examples known. Obv: GEORGIVS· II · D · G · REX· around a portrait bust of George II facing left Rev: ROSA·AMER ICANA·1733· around a crowned rose with with two branches on the stalk, one with four leaves at left and one with...

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Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

British Royal Patent Issue, 1733

Object Place

Various, England for the American Colonies

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 106 (copy?)


Diameter and weight: 32.8 mm, 18.62 gm (1 5/16 in., 0.65 oz.)

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Medium or Technique

Copper or bronze?




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