Bronzed pattern coin; Denomination: Halfpenny
Soho Mint, Birmingham
George III (1760-1820)

On this pattern the King is depicted wearing a large crown, on coins that were issued for circulation he is depicted laureate.

Obverse Description

Draped bust of George wearing large crown facing right; on bust truncation, K (Conrad Heinrich Kuchler); around, GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA REX

Reverse Description

Britannia, draped, seated on rock facing left holding trident and exrending an olive branch; resting at right, oval shield bearing the crosses of St. George ans St. Andrew; in background at left a three masted sailing ship; on ground near shield the mint name, SOHO; around, BRITANNIA 1799

Edge Description

light diagonal milling

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