1855 Farthing
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Coin Details
Spink Ref : 3950
Obverse Image
Reverse Image

Obverse 2

WW Raised

Images courtesy of an anonymous collector

Reverse B

Normal

Obverse 2a

WW Raised and wide date (10 full border teeth instead of usual 9)

Reverse Ba

Detached shamrock

Obverse 2b

WW Raised and wide date, 1 and both 5's recut over previously lower digits (possibly Obverse D recut?)

Magnified View

Reverse Bb

Detached shamrock & no serifs to B in BRITANNIAR

Obverse 2c

WW Raised and 5 triple struck? or 5 over a much wider 5

Magnified View

 

 

Obverse 2d

WW Raised and lower lip missing (faint)

Obverse 3

WW Incuse

Obverse 3a

WW Incuse and 5 over higher 5

Magnified View

Obverse 3b

WWI, 5 over lower 5

Known Die Combinations
Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
2
B
CG1855-VA-2-B
1582
WW Raised
2a
Ba
CG1855-VA-2a-Ba
1582
WWR, wide date, detached shamrock
2b
B
CG1855-VA-2b-B
1582
WWR, wide date, 1 and both 5's recut
2c
Ba
CG1855-VA-2c-Ba
1582
WWR, 5 triple struck? and detached shamrock
2d
Ba
CG1855-VA-2d-Ba
1582
WWR lower lip missing due to die polishing and detached shamrock
3
B
CG1855-VA-3-B
1581
WW Incuse
3
Ba
CG1855-VA-3-Ba
1581
WWI and detached shamrock
3a
Bb
CG1855-VA-3a-Bb
1581
WWI, 5 over higher 5, detached shamrock & no serifs to B in BRITANNIAR
3b
B
CG1855-VA-3b-B
1581
WWI & 5 over lower 5
 

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