George III 1806 Penny

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George III 1806 Penny

George III (1760-1820), copper Penny, 1806, small laureate and draped bust right, K. raised on truncation for engraver C H Kuchler, incuse hair curl to right of tie knot, date below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIUS III. D: G. REX. rev. Britannia seated left on rock with trident and shield, holding olive branch, ship sailing right to left, SOHO raised on rock below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, BRITANNIA (Peck 1342; S.3780). Toned, with a little lustre, a couple of small Verdigris spots, otherwise good extremely fine.

The Latin legends translate as on obverse "George III, by the grace of God, King" and on the reverse "of the Britons."

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£250
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