Country: Great Britain - King George Ist (1714-1727)
Type: Standard circulation coin
Years: 1719 (1719-1724) 2nd Issue, larger flan
Value: 1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling = 1/480 Livre (1/480 LSD)
Weight: 8.9 g
Diameter: 27 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Orientation: Coin alignment ↑↓
References: KM# 557, Sp# 3660 (scarce)
Laureate and cuirassed portrait of King George I facing right, legend continuous over bust.
Note: 2nd issue, 2nd obverse, plain left shoulder strap, less hair to right of tie knot.
Lettering: G E O R G I V S · R E X·
Translation: King George
Engraver: John Croker
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.
The standard weight of these pieces was 46 to the pound avoirdupois (0.348 ounce or 152.2 grains each).