1760 George II (1727-1760), Copper Halfpenny, Type IV

O’Brien Coin Guide: The Irish ‘Regal Coinage’ of George II (1736-1760)

George Augustus was King of Great Britain & Ireland, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (Hanover) and Prince-elector of the Holy Roman Empire from 11th June 1727 until his death on 25th October 1760. Both of George’s parents committed adultery In 1694 their marriage was dissolved on the pretext that Sophia had abandoned her husband She was confined to Ahlden House and…