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 Mar 1976
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 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