1844 Half Farthing
Coins For Sale

 

Coin Details
Mintage : 6,451,000
Diameter : 18mm
Spink Ref : 3951
Weight : 2.4g
Reverse Design & Legend
Obverse Design & Legend
"Half Farthing" with a royal crown above and the date below.
Victoria's bust facing left, abbreviated legend is as follows, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: (Victoria by the Grace of God, Queen of Britains, Defender of the Faith)
Reverse Image
Obverse Image

Reverse 1

Normal

Obverse A

Normal

Reverse 2

Wide Date

Obverse B

E over N in REGINA

View at x60

Reverse 3

4 Over Higher 4

Enlarged View

Obverse C

E over E in REGINA & R over R in BRITANNIAR (Often mistaken as the N over E variety)

Enlarged View

 

Obverse D

Broken O in VICTORIA (Often incorrectly listed on Ebay as Inverted U), also worth noting D over lower D in D:G: and V over higher V in Victoria

Enlarged View 1, Enlarged View 2

Enlarged View

Image Courtesy of Andy

Obverse E

R over lower R in BRITANNIAR

Enlarged View

Image Courtesy of Gary Vaughan

Known Combinations
Reverse
Obverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
FHCG1844-VA-1A
1594
Normal
1
B
FHCG1844-VA-1B
1595
N over E in REGINA
1
C
FHCG1844-VA-1C
1594
E over E in REGINA & R over R in BRITANNIAR
1
D
FHCG1844-VA-1D
1594
Broken O in VICTORIA
1
E
FHCG1844-VA-1E
1594
R over R in BRITANNIAR
2
A
FHCG1844-VA-2A
1594
Wide Date
3
A
FHCG1844-VA-3A
1594
4 Over Higher 4
 

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