> I have recently been given a coin, with the following markings:
> Looks like a large penny.
> Hibernia 1788 (A picture of a harp & A crown on the front)
This is actually the back...
> Georgivs III Rex
and this the front...
> Could somebody tell me how much this coin might be worth, and little
> background on it?
Your coin is undoubtedly a contemporary forgery, as there were no official
Irish issues dated 1788.
I cannot give any help over value.
Coins of the UK : http://www.tclayton.demon.co.uk/coins.html
Metals used in Coins : http://www.tclayton.demon.co.uk/metal.html
... If you really want to know, you won't ask me.