2 Pence, Britain, 1649-58

Description (Brief)
One (1) 2 pence coin, Commonwealth of England
Britain, 1649-58
Obverse Image: A wreath of palm and laurel surrounding a shield with the cross of St. George.
Obverse Text: N/A
Reverse Image: Two conjoined shields, the one on the left bearing the cross of St. George and on the right, the Irish Harp.
Reverse Text: II
Currently not on view
date made
place made
United Kingdom: Great Britain
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: .1 cm x 1.6 cm; 1/32 in x 5/8 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Lee Eby Collection
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Data Source
National Museum of American History