1/2 Penny, Issued by Isle of Man, 1813
Minted by Soho Mint, Birmingham
Laureate and draped bust of the king facing right; around incuse on broad raised rim, GEORGIVS III. D: G. REX. 1813
At centre, triskelis: three legs joined at the upper part of the thigh, flexed, garnished and spurred; around incuse on broad raised rim, QVOCVNQVE IECERIS STABIT (wherever you throw it, it will stand)
Struck at Matthew Robinson Boulton's Soho Mint, Birmingham from dies adapted by John Phillip from those by Conrad Kuchler. The weight of the coins in the 1813 issue was slightly lighter than that of 1798.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
27 mm (Outside Diameter), 10.116 g (Weight)
Pridmore 33 Reference: Doty, Richard, The Soho Mint, London, 1998, p. 322
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1960. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories.