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George II / British Half Penny

One (copy) George II / British Half Penny, copper, 1770-1820 in circulated condition. The word ‘Lima’ below the bust indicates that the original was made using silver captured from the Spanish by Admiral George Anson in June 1743.

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What visitors say

Thank you so much for leading us on a guided tour of the Joel Lane House! I had no idea that the kitchen was separate from the main house, and how different the two are. I had always assumed that the most dangerous job for a slave was in the fields, but your expertise showed me that the kitchen (because of the heat and potential for fire) was actually the most dangerous for a slave woman…

Maggie