George I (1714-1727)
|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1/2 Penny = 1/24 Shilling (1/480)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (1158-1970)|
|Orientation||Coin alignment ↑↓|
|Demonetized||31 December 1869|
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.Sp# 3659
And 4 more volumes.
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
Laureate and cuirassed portrait of King George I facing right, legend continuous over bust.
Lettering: GEORGIVS· REX·
Translation: King George
Seated figure of Britannia left, trident in left hand, olive branch in right, shield with Union flag resting on left, legend around, date in exergue.
The original standard weight of these pieces was 42 to the pound avoirdupois (0.38 ounces or 166.7 grains each).
1719 is an extremely rare date, perhaps only 2 or 3 are known to exist of each type.
Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.