Virginia half penny
diameter: 1 in. ( 2.5 cm )
Struck: Obverse: "GEORGIVS III REX" Struck: Reverse: "VIRGI/NIA 1773"
Obverse: George III's bust facing right. Reverse: Hannoverian arms.
England struck coins for only one of its American colonies, Virginia. By the time they arrived in Virginia the Revolution had already begun.
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