1847 Half Farthing
Coins For Sale

 

Coin Details
Mintage : 3,011,000
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

Image Courtesy of Andy

Obverse A

Normal

Image Courtesy of Andy

 

 

Obverse B

R Over A in BRITANNIAR

Obverse C

Slightly rotated V in VICTORIA

Enlarged View

Image Courtesy of Andy

Obverse D

Broken O in VICTORIA (Often incorrectly listed on Ebay as Inverted U).

Enlarged View

Image Courtesy of John Spring

Known Combinations
Reverse
Obverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
FHCG1847-VA-1A
1596
Normal
1
B
FHCG1847-VA-1B
1596
R Over A in BRITANNIAR
1
C
FHCG1847-VA-1C
1596
Slightly rotated V in VICTORIA
1
D
FHCG1847-VA-1D
1596
Broken O in VICTORIA
 

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