1844 Third Farthing

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Coin Details

Spink Ref : 3952
Diameter: 16mm
Weight : 1.57g

Obverse Image

Reverse Image

Obverse 1

Victoria’s bust facing left, date below bust, legend is as follows: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA (Victoria by the Grace of God)

Image courtesy of Gary Vaughan

Reverse A

Seated Britannia facing right, holding a shield and trident, abbreviated legend is as follows: BRITANNIAR: REG: FID: DEF: (Queen of the Britains, Defender of the Faith)

Image courtesy of Gary Vaughan

Reverse Aa

RE for REG – This error appears to have occurred when changing the legend from REX to REG (King to Queen)

Image courtesy of John Spring

Reverse Ab

Large G in REG

Image courtesy of John Spring

Known Die Combinations

Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
FTCG1844-VA-1A
1606
Normal
1
Aa
FTCG1844-VA-1Aa
1607
RE instead of REG
1
Aa
FTCG1844-VA-1Aa-TF
1607
RE instead of REG, thin flan 0.9g
1
Ab
FTCG1844-VA-1Ab
1606
Large G in REG