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    The Bermuda Copper of 1793


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    Penny           1793        George III            Bermuda Pridmore 5, KM-5

    Obverse:  GEORGIVS III . D . G . REX .
    Reverse:  BERMUDA   1793

    Weight:  200.1 g   (12.96 grams)                  Diameter:  30.7 mm

    Comments:  This well circulated example is the single pennant variety. It is identified by the single pennant on the main mast of the ship. In this example there is a scratch and a planchet void behind the ship.

    Provenance:  Donated to Notre Dame in 1887 as part of a 2,300 item coin collection (see: The Notre Dame Scholastic,   vol. 21 (September 1887) 45.

    Latest revision: December 23, 1999

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