Silver coin; Denomination: Twopence (also known as a halfgroat)
Royal Mint, London
George III (1760-1820)
Grueber (p.151) considers these to be Maundy Money but Skingley (p.404-406) seems to only consider them to be Maundy issues if part of a Maundy set - 4d., 3d., 2d. and 1d all of the same date.
Laureate and draped bust of the King facing right; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA
At centre a numeral 2 with a large crown above and the date 1800 below; around, MAG BRI FR ET HIB REX the top of the crown divides the legend.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
14 mm (Outside Diameter), 0.987 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3758 Pages