1 Penny - George III

Features

Issuer Bermuda
King George III (1760-1820)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1793
Value 1 Penny (1⁄240)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Bronze plated copper
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 25966
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 5a
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

King George III bust facing right.

Lettering: GEORGIVS III · D · G · REX ·

Reverse

Sailing ship with land on the right horizon and Bermuda across the top.

Lettering:
BERMUDA
1793

Mint

Soho Mint, Handsworth, England (1788-1850)

Comments

Boulton produced these Pre-Production  prototypes to deliver to Brickwood in 1793. Helped to secure the contract to produce the full production run.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1793  50 Proof

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Past sales

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Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232038
Lot 63314
Internet Archive
Sep 16, 2020 UNC
(PCGS PR62)
USD 1080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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