George III (1760-1820), Farthing, 1798 Bronzed Pattern restrike

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George III (1760-1820), Farthing 1798 Bronzed Pattern Restrike, laureate draped bust right, K on truncation for designer Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, thick pronounced rim legend surrounds GEORGIOUS III D G REX,…
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George III (1760-1820), Farthing 1798 Bronzed Pattern Restrike, laureate draped bust right, K on truncation for designer Conrad Heinrich Kuchler, thick pronounced rim legend surrounds GEORGIOUS III D G REX, date below. Rev, Britannia left seated on rock with finely detailed shield, SOHO to the right, the reverse showing the characteristic weak sea and detached olive leaves always associated with this type and die, legend reads BRITANNIA above, 1 Farthing below (Peck 1212; R74).

As struck, clear fields, a textbook example of this variety, with a full even reddish brown tone.

Specification

Period1760 - 1820
Date1798
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Farthings

Coin Ruler

George III

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Bronze

ReferencesPeck 1212; R74

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