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George III, 1781 Halfpenny

ID Number: 5660
Category: Irish Coins 1600 - 1823
Catalogue Number: S.6614
Grade: Good VF
Weight: 7.81 g., 28 mm.
Date: 1781
Denomination: Copper Halfpenny
Ruler: George III, 1760-1820
Price: $100. Sold
Additional Details
Ireland under George III, 1760-1820.  Laureate Bust coinage with long hair, 1774-1782.  A 1781 Halfpenny of 9 Strings, S.6614, 7.81 g., 28 mm., coin orientation, plain edge.  Laureate bust rt. of George III with long hair, legend around GEORGIVS   .   I I I . R E X ., with the pellets near middle height.  Rev. crowned harp of 9 strings divides date at bottom 17  81, with H  I  B  E  R   N  I  A .,  spaced around at the top.  Top of crown to just left of the midpoint of the base line between the E and R. The bottom seraphs of the first 1 and the 7, and the scroll of the bottom of the harp missing.

Good Very Fine.  Pleasing tan brown surfaces.  $100.
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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