Virginia Pattern Shilling
Origin: Great Britain, London, Tower of London Mint
Diameter - 25.3 mm, weight - 84.4 grains.
Partially funded by the Lasser family
Acc. No. 2005-12
Obverse - Laureate bust of George III with long hair, to right. GEORGIVS.III DEI.GRATIA. around.
Reverse - Shield-shaped Royal Arms, crown above. VIRGINIA.1774 around.
Provenance:- James Ten Eyck Collection (B. Max Mehl, 2 May 1922, lot 832)
- Virgil Brand Collection
- F.C.C. Boyd Estate
- John J. Ford, Jr. Collection (Stack's, 18 January 2005, lot 98)