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Maker(s):George III (minted under)
Culture:British
Title:Cartwheel Twopence of George III
Date Made:1797
Type:Coin/Numismatic
Materials:Bronze
Place Made:Europe; United Kingdom; Great Britain; England
Accession Number:  MH 2018.22.1
Credit Line:Gift of Elizabeth A. Allen (Class of 1972)
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Obverse: Bust of George III facing right
Obverse legend: GEORGIUS III - D:G - REX
Reverse: Seated Britannia facing left, holding a trident and olive branch, with a shield resting beside, and waves in the foreground, and a sailing ship sails in the background left
Reverse legend: BRITANNIA 179[7]

Tags:
numismatics; monarchies; boats; abstract

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