1866 Farthing
Coins For Sale

Coin Details
Mintage : 3,584,000
Spink Ref : 3958
Reverse Image
Obverse Image

Reverse 1

Normal date spacing, but last 6 is lower, almost touching the linear circle

Obverse A

Normal

Reverse 2

Normal date spacing, but last 6 is higher, clear of the linear circle

Obverse B

RFG instead of REG lower limb of E is completely missing

Images courtesy of Alloy

Magnified View

Reverse 3

Smaller spacing between the 66 in the date

Comparison

Known Die Combinations
Reverse
Obverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Freeman No:
Comments
1
A
CG1866-VB-1A
1875
514
Lower 6
2
A
CG1866-VB-2A
1875
514
Higher 6
2
B
CG1866-VB-2B
1875
514
Higher 6, RFG
3
A
CG1866-VB-3A
1875
514
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