Lauer Model Half Farthings
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Coin Details
Mintage : Unknown
Spink Ref : N/A
Reverse Image
Obverse Image

Reverse 1

Jubilee Model Half Farthing, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. Legend spacers are : stop - six pointed star - stop (widely spaced)

Legend reads - "Jubilee Model Half Farthing"

Images courtsey of A.Thorburn

Obverse A

Gothic bust Victoria facing left, wearing a lace bodice. The date of 1887 is below the bust and is widely spaced. The ampersand within the legend is small (half font size) and the font is plain.

Legend reads - "Victoria Queen and Empr."

Images courtsey of A.Thorburn

Reverse 2

Jubilee Model Half Farthing, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. Legend spacers are : stop - six pointed star - stop (closely spaced, and misaligned)

Legend reads - "Jubilee Model Half Farthing"

Obverse B

Gothic bust Victoria facing left, wearing a lace bodice. The date of 1887 is below the bust and is widely spaced. The ampersand within the legend is small (half font size) and the font is decorative.

Legend reads - "Victoria Queen and Empr."

Reverse 3

Jubilee Model Half Farthing, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. Legend spacers are : stop - six pointed star - stop (closely spaced, and aligned)

Legend reads - "Jubilee Model Half Farthing"

Obverse C

Gothic bust Victoria facing left, wearing a lace bodice. The date of 1887 is below the bust and is widely spaced. The ampersand within the legend is normal font size. There is no stop after EMPR (probably a filled die)

Legend reads - "Victoria Queen and Empr."

Reverse 4

Jubilee Model Half Farthing, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. Legend spacers are : stop - five pointed star - stop (widely spaced)

Legend reads - "Jubilee Model Half Farthing"

Obverse D

Gothic bust Victoria facing left, wearing a lace bodice. The date of 1887 is below the bust and is narrowly spaced. The ampersand within the legend is normal font size. The stop after EMPR is touching/almost touching the R.

Legend reads - "Victoria Queen and Empr."

Reverse 5

Jubilee Model Half Farthing, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. Legend spacers are : stop - five pointed star - stop (closely spaced, but misaligned)

Legend reads - "Jubilee Model Half Farthing"

Obverse E

Gothic bust Victoria facing left, wearing a lace bodice. The date of 1887 is below the bust and is narrowly spaced. The ampersand within the legend is normal font size. The stop after EMPR is touching/almost touching the dress.

Legend reads - "Victoria Queen and Empr."

Reverse 6

Coronation Model Half Farthing, dated 1902, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. Legend spacer is : stop

Legend reads - "Coronation Model Half Farthing"

Obverse F

Veiled bust of Victoria facing left. The date of 1897 is below the bust. The ampersand within the legend is normal font size. The stop after EMPR is very faint.

Legend reads - "Victoria Queen and Empr."

Reverse 7

Coronation Model Half Farthing, dated 1902, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is touching the exergual line. Legend spacer is : stop

Legend reads - "Coronation Model Half Farthing"

Obverse G

Bust of Edward VII facing right. Six pointed star below bust.

Legend reads - "Edwardus VII Dei Gratia Rex"

Reverse 8

Coronation Model Half Farthing, dated 1902, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is touching the exergual line. The I in CORONATION has been repunched over a higher I. Legend spacer is : stop

Legend reads - "Coronation Model Half Farthing"

Obverse H

Bust of Edward VII facing right. Five pointed star below bust.

Legend reads - "Edwardus VII Dei Gratia Rex"

Reverse 9

Coronation Model Half Farthing, dated 1902, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is clear of the exergual line. The exergual line has been signed "LAUER" in raised lettering. Legend spacer is : stop

Legend reads - "Coronation Model Half Farthing"

 

Reverse 10

Coronation Model Half Farthing, dated 1902, depicting St. George and the dragon. The I in farthing is almost touching the exergual line. The exergual line has been signed "LAUER" in raised lettering. Legend spacer is : stop

Legend reads - "Coronation Model Half Farthing"

 
Known Die Combinations
Reverse
Obverse
Ref No:
Rogers No:
Comments
1
A
CGML-1887C-1A
580
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Copper, legend spacers (widely spaced), small ampersand, six pointed star, plain font, stop after EMPR. almost touching R
2
B
CGML-1887C-2B
581
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Copper, legend spacers (closely spaced), small ampersand, six pointed star, decorative font, stop after EMPR. almost touching R
2
D
CGML-1887A-2D
583
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Aluminium, legend spacers (closely spaced and misaligned), normal ampersand, six pointed star, stop after EMPR. almost touching R
2
D
CGML-1887C-2D
583
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Copper, legend spacers (closely spaced and misaligned), normal ampersand, six pointed star, stop after EMPR. almost touching R
3
F
CGML-1897C-3F
710
Veiled Head Victoria, Jubilee type, Copper, legend spacers (closely spaced and aligned), small ampersand, six pointed star, decorative font
3
G
CGML-1902C-3G
876
Edward VII, Jubilee Mule (Muled with the 1897 reverse - Edward VII never celebrated a Jubilee), Copper, legend spacers (closely spaced and aligned), small ampersand, six pointed star, decorative font
4
C
CGML-1887A-4C
589
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Aluminium, legend spacers (widely spaced), normal ampersand, five pointed star, no stop after EMPR
4
C
CGML-1887C-4C
588
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Copper, legend spacers (widely spaced), normal ampersand, five pointed star, no stop after EMPR
4
D
CGML-1887C-4D
586
Gothic Bust Victoria, Jubilee type, Copper, legend spacers (widely spaced), normal ampersand, five pointed star, stop after EMPR. almost touching R
7
G
CGML-1902C-7G
875
Edward VII, Coronation Type, Copper, legend spacer is a stop, six pointed star below bust, I in FARTHING is touching the exergual line
8
G
CGML-1902C-8G
875
As 7G but the I in CORONATION has been repunched over a higher I
9
G
CGML-1902C-9G
877
Edward VII, Coronation Type, Copper, legend spacer is a stop, six pointed star below bust, I in FARTHING is clear of the exergual line. LAUER signature in raised lettering on exergual line.
10
H
CGML-1902C-10H
880
Edward VII, Coronation Type, Copper, legend spacer is a stop, five pointed star below bust, I in FARTHING is almost touching the exergual line. LAUER signature in raised lettering on exergual line.
 

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