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Virginia half penny

Object Number: 
Z.3009
Date: 
1773
Medium: 
Copper
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Marks: 
Struck: Obverse: "GEORGIVS III REX" Struck: Reverse: "VIRGI/NIA 1773"
Description: 
Obverse: George III's bust facing right. Reverse: Hannoverian arms.
Gallery Label: 
England struck coins for only one of its American colonies, Virginia. By the time they arrived in Virginia the Revolution had already begun.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group