A copper coin; Denomination, Halfpenny
Soho Mint, Birmingham
George III (1760-1820), 'Currency issue'

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of George facing right; on bust truncation, a dot; around, GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX

Reverse Description

Britannia, draped, seated on rock facing left holding trident and extending an olive branch; resting at right, oval shield bearing the crosses of St. George ans St. Andrew; in background at left a three masted sailing ship with six raised gunports; on ground near shield the mint name, SOHO; around above, BRITANNIA; below, 1799

Edge Description

diagonal milling

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