1853 Farthing
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Coin Details
Spink Ref : 3950
Obverse Image
Reverse Image

Obverse 2

WW Raised (10.5 border teeth)

Reverse B

Normal

Obverse 2a

WW Raised & Narrower Date (10 Border teeth)

Reverse Ba

No serifs to B in BRITANNIAR

Obverse 2b

WW Raised & Low 5

Reverse Bb

No colon after DEF

Obverse 2c

WW Raised & Wide Date (11 border teeth)

Reverse Bc

Stop after DEF

Obverse 2d

WW Raised & 3 Over 2

Magnified View

Reverse Bd

Detached shamrock

 

Obverse 2e

WW Raised & 53 over lower 52

Magnified View

Reverse Be

B over B in BRITANNIAR

 

Obverse 3

WW Incuse

Reverse Bf

Die flaw forming a raised dot behind Britannia's plume

Obverse 3a

WW Incuse & 53 over lower 53

Magnified View

It would appear that there may be some further varieties related to this type, which are a 3 over a lower 3 and a 5 over a lower 5 but higher grade examples are required to confirm this.

 

 

Known Die Combinations
Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
2
B
CG1853-VA-2-B
1575
WW Raised
2
B
CG1853-VA-2-B-CP
1577
 Copper proof - WW Raised
2
B
CG1853-VA-2-B-BP▼
1576
 Bronze proof - WW Raised
2
Bb
CG1853-VA-2-Bb
1575
WW Raised, no colon after DEF
2
Bd
CG1853-VA-2-Bd
1575
WW Raised, detached shamrock
2
Be
CG1853-VA-2-Be
1575
WW Raised, B over B in BRITANNIAR
2
Bf
CG1853-VA-2-Bf
1575
WW Raised, die flaw forming a raised dot behind Britannia's plume
2a
Ba
CG1853-VA-2a-Ba
1575
WW Raised, no serifs to B in BRITANNIAR, narrow date
2b
B
CG1853-VA-2b-B
1575
WW Raised, low 5
2b
Ba
CG1853-VA-2b-Ba
1575
WW Raised, no serifs to B in BRITANNIAR, low 5
2b
Bc
CG1853-VA-2b-Bc
1575
WW Raised, low 5, stop after DEF
2c
B
CG1853-VA-2c-B
1575
WW Raised, wide date
2c
Bd
CG1853-VA-2c-Bd
1575
WW Raised, detached shamrock, wide date
2d
B
CG1853-VA-2d-B
1575
WW Raised, 3 over 2
2e
B
CG1853-VA-2e-B
1575
WW Raised, 53 over lower 52
3
B
CG1853-VA-3-B
1578
WW Incuse
3
B
CG1853-VA-3-B-CP
1579
Copper proof - WW Incuse
3
Bc
CG1853-VA-3-Bc
1578
WW Incuse, stop after DEF
3
Bd
CG1853-VA-3-Bd
1578
WW Incuse, detached shamrock
 

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