Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
George III (1760-1820)
Laureate and draped bust of the King wearing armour facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
Four shields arranged to form a cross with the Star of the Garter at its centre; between arms of cross, a crown; around, M B F ET H REX F D B ET L D S R I A T ET E 1787, the date being below the shield containing Irish arms. Semee of hearts in Hanoverian shield.
diagonal milled, ///
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.997 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 3749 Pages