12 Penny, Machin-Mills, 1787

Description (Brief)
One (1) 1/2 penny coin, George III
Machin-Mills, 1787
Obverse Image: Right facing portrait of George III wearing a laurel crown.
Obverse Text: GEORGIVS / III / REX
Reverse Image: Britannia seated with a shield.
Reverse Text: BRITANNIA / 1787
General Information: There is a triangle punchmark through the right side of the coin.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1787
ruler
George III King of Great Britain
place made
United States
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .2 cm x 2.75 cm; 3/32 in x 1 3/32 in
ID Number
2013.0262.113
accession number
2013.0262
catalog number
2013.0262.113
Credit Line
Lee Eby Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History

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