George II - Half Penny 1744 Great Britain

Country: United Kingdom, King: George II (1727-1760)
Type: Standard circulation coin
Years: 1744 (1740-1754)
Value: 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling (1/480 LSD)
Metal: Copper
Weight: 8.7 g
Diameter: 28 mm
Grade: F/VG (Crack Die on Britannia, + first "N" missing )
Orientation: Coin alignment ↑↓
References: KM# 579, Sp# 3718/9

 

Obverse:
Young laureate and cuirassed portrait of King George II facing left, legend around.

Lettering: GEORGIVS· II· REX·

Translation: King George the Second

Engraver: John Tanner

Reverse:
Seated figure of Britannia facing left, trident in left hand, olive branch in right, shield with Union flag resting on left, legend around, date in exergue.

Lettering:
BRITAN NIA ·
1744

Edge
Plain

Other information

16 Nov 2019
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KM# 579
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