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1844 Half Farthing – Aboutfarthings

1844 Half Farthing

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Coin Details

Spink Ref : 3951
Diameter: 18mm
Weight : 2.4g

Obverse Image

Reverse Image

Obverse 1

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 A

“Half Farthing” with a royal crown above and the date below.

Obverse 1a

N over E in REGINA

Magnified Image

Reverse Aa

Wide Date

Obverse 1b

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

Magnified Image

Reverse Ab

4 over higher 4

Magnified Image

Obverse 1c

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

Magnified Image 1, Magnified Image 2, Magnified Image 3

Image courtesy of Andy

Obverse 1d

R over lower R in BRITANNIAR

Magnified Image

Image courtesy of Gary Vaughan

Known Die Combinations

Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
FHCG1844-VA-1/A
1594
Normal
1
Aa
FHCG1844-VA-1/Aa
1594
Wide date
1
Ab
FHCG1844-VA-1/Ab
1594
4 over higher 4
1a
A
FHCG1844-VA-1a/A
1595
N over E in REGINA
1b
A
FHCG1844-VA-1b/A
1594
E over E in REGINA & R over R in BRITANNIAR
1c
A
FHCG1844-VA-1c/A
1594
Broken O in VICTORIA
1d
A
FHCG1844-VA-1d/A
1594
R over R in BRITANNIAR