1723 Wood's Hibernia Halfpenny Fine
This 1723 Wood's Hibernia Half Penny is well struck and features a nice smooth planchet on this early Colonial coin.
- The legend "Hibernia" is the Latin name for Ireland and it means the "Land of Winter."
- Georgius Dei Gratia Rex is Latin for "George, by the Grace of God, King."
- These coins found their way to colonial America from Ireland where the populace refused to use the coins King George authorized.
- Obverse: Bust of King George facing right.
- Reverse: Depicts Britannia with a harp.
- The centers are typically weakly struck, but it is a problem-free example.
This is an amazing opportunity to own a coin minted over 50 years before America declared its independence from Great Britain. Add this nice colonial coin to your cart today!