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Virginia Halfpenny

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Obv: GEORGIVS · III · R E X · around a laureate bust of George III facing right, the whole surrounded by a serrated border Rev: VIRGI / NIA · 17 / 73 · around a crowned shield (the harp in the lower left quadrant has seven strings), the whole surrounded by a serrated border Edge: plain

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

British Royal Patent Issue, 1773

Mint

Tower Mint, London, England

Catalogue Raisonné

Breen 180

Dimensions

Diameter and weight: 26 mm, 7.49 gm (1 in., 0.26 oz.)

Accession Number

01.128

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins