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Coins of England : George II (Currency)

S Numbers refer to Spink's  Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 42nd ed., (2007)
P Numbers refer to Peck's  English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558-1958, 2nd ed., (1964)
M Numbers refer to Montagu's  Copper, Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England, 2nd ed., (1893)

O: Obverse | R: Reverse | E: Edge Click Images to View Coin Details
S3722 Currency Farthing (Copper): (1746-1754)
O  Older laureate bust of George II left, wearing a cuirassed. Wreath tied behind the neck with a riband which shows two loose ends. Five plates on the shoulder armor, toothed border. Legend broken between stop and II.
GEORGIVS · II · REX ·
R  Britannia seated left on globe, her right hand extended, holding a spray of leaves, her left hand raised and grasping a spear which rests in the crook of her arm and extends down to rest on the exergue line. Resting against her left side is an ornamented oval shield bearing the combined crosses of St George and St Andrew. The legend is interrupted between the Ns by the head and spear. Double exergue line with date below, line consists of a thin line above a thicker line. Lower line extends nearly to the border on both sides
BRITAN NIA · date
E  Plain
Approximate value in the condition shown (VF) $60.00
S3722__0 Farthing, Currency Farthing in Copper of George II

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