George III (1760-1820)
|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# 3774
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 bust of King George III facing right, legend around.
Lettering: GEORGIVS· III· REX·
Translation: King George the Third
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.
Genuine halfpennies weigh around 9.2-10.8g and since they were struck without a collar, the diameter tended to vary between 28.5 and 30mm. Contemporary counterfeits are fairly common, especially 1775-dated pieces, and they are smaller in size and generally thinner.
|1770||0.4%||no point on reverse after legend|
|1771||1.5%||no point on reverse after legend|
|1772||0.6%||no point on reverse after legend|
|1773||$ 12||$ 2.65||$ 10||17%||no point after 'REX'|
|1773||7%||no point on reverse after legend|
|1774||$ 1.22||$ 9.58||14%|
|1775||$ 3.39||$ 5.86||$ 7.66||$ 34||49%|
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