The Virginia halfpenny was authorized by the British Crown for the Virginia colony in America and struck at the London Tower Mint. The so-called Virginia Penny was trial or test striking on a larger planchet for the smaller halfpenny.
Obverse: Portrait of George III, GEORGIVS III . R E X.
Reverse: Coat of arms of the House of Hanover, NIA 1773 VIRGI
Penny Diameter: 27 mm
Halfpenny Diameter: 24.6 mm
Stamped with the word copy
Copper plated lead-free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.