1860 Farthing
Coins For Sale

Coin Details
Mintage : 2,867,000
Spink Ref : 3958
Reverse Image
Obverse Image

Reverse 1

Beaded Border, 3 separate rocks to the left of the lighthouse.

Obverse A

Beaded Border, 5 berries, but very often only 3 are visible due to weak strikes, colon after F:D (Freeman Obverse 1)

Reverse 2

Toothed Border, 1 large rock to the left of the lighthouse.

Obverse B

Toothed Border, 4 berries, Colon after F:D:, colons after BRITT and REG noticably wider than Freeman Obverse 3, highest leaf in wreath is long (Freeman Obverse 2)

 

Obverse C

Toothed Border, 5 Berries, 1.5 stops after F:D: (Freeman Obverse 3)

Obverse D

Toothed Border, 5 Berries, 1 stop after F:D: (Can also be found with a die flaw above R in REG which crosses the linear circle).

Obverse E

As Obverse B, however the top bar of E in REG is broken and several letters are missing serifs

View at x60

Obverse F

As Obverse B, however the lower horizontal of the E in REG is missing

Image courtsey of Rob J

Obverse G

As Obverse B, however the first T in BRITT is recut over a much higher T

Image courtsey of si666

Known Die Combinations
Reverse
Obverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Freeman No:
Comments
1
A
CG1860-VB-1A
1854
496
Beaded Border
1
B
CG1860-VB-1B
1857
498
Beaded/Toothed Mule
1
C
CG1860-VB-1C
1857
498
Beaded/Toothed Mule
2
B
CG1860-VB-2B
1858
499
Toothed 4 Berries, Colon after F:D:
2
C
CG1860-VB-2C
1859
501
TB, 5 Berries, 1.5 Stops after F:D:
2
D
CG1860-VB-2D
1859
501
TB, 5 Berries, 1 Stop after F:D:
2
E
CG1860-VB-2E
1858
499
Toothed 4 Berries, E in REG is broken, Colon after F:D:
2
F
CG1860-VB-2F
1858
499
Toothed 4 Berries, RFG, Colon after F:D:
2
G
CG1860-VB-2G
1858
499
Toothed 4 Berries, Colon after F:D:, T/T in BRITT
 

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