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1856 Half Farthing – Aboutfarthings

1856 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)

Image Courtesy of HA.com

Reverse A

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

Image Courtesy of an anonymous collector

Obverse 1a

Broken B in BRITANNIAR appears as a K (die fill)

Image Courtesy of an anonymous collector

Reverse Aa

Large datal figures

Image courtesy of Andy

Known Die Combinations

Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
FHCG1856-VA-1/A
1603
Normal
1
Aa
FHCG1856-VA-1/Aa
1603
Large Date
1a
A
FHCG1856-VA-1a/A
1603
Broken B in BRITANNIAR