Translated from Latin: George the Third, by the Grace of God, King.
Rendered as GEORGIUS III. D. G. REX. (with four diamond shaped stops) on a pattern halfpenny by the Soho Mint.
Great Britain / Halfpenny 1788 (Pattern)
The King's effigy and legend can be seen on this pattern halfpenny coin, the design of which was finally not approved so that no coins of this type were released.