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.

Obverse Description

Laureate head of the King facing right; below, 1818; around, GEORGIVS III DEI GRATIA

Reverse Description

At centre a numeral 2 with a large crown above; around, REX FID DEF BRITANNIARUM the top of the crown divides the legend.

Edge Description


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