Copper coin; Denomination: Farthing
Soho Mint, Birmingham
George III (1760-1820), 4th. issue
Laureate and draped bust of the King facing right; around, GEORGIVS III . D: G . REX .; below, 1806
Britannia seated facing left on a rock holding a trident and extending an olive branch, a shield rests against the rock at right; background left, a sailing ship; around above, BRITANNIA. The mint name, SOHO on right end of rock.
Grained in groove
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15/3/1976
Type of item
4.491 g (Weight)
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
[Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3782 Pages