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Date 1734
Description British coin, 1734, 1.2 in. diameter.

Front: "GEORGIUS.11.REX" with bust. Reverse: "BRITANNIA 1734" with seated figure

Handwritten note: "1734 Dug up on Muzzey St in Fall 1928."

(Cataloger's note: Based on descriptions of similar items, this appears to be a half-penny. George II Halfpennies were issued between 1729 to 1754. He reigned 17271760.)
Object ID Worthen.3014
Object Name Coin
People Worthen, Edwin B., Sr.
Search Terms Muzzey Street
Subjects Coins
Title George II half-penny, 1734
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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