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1875 Farthing – Aboutfarthings

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Farthing Details

Spink Ref : 3958

Obverse Image

Reverse Image

Obverse 1

Beaded Border, 5 berries, but very often only 3 are visible due to weak strikes, colon after F:D (Freeman Obverse 1)

Reverse A

Beaded Border, 3 separate rocks to the left of the lighthouse.

Obverse 2

Toothed Border, 4 berries, Colon after F:D:, colons after BRITT and REG noticably wider than Freeman Obverse 3, highest leaf in wreath is long (Freeman Obverse 2)

Reverse B

Toothed Border, 1 large rock to the left of the lighthouse.

Known Die Combinations

Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Freeman No:
Comments
1
A
CG1860-VB-1A
496

Beaded border obverse / beaded border reverse

1
A
CG1860-VB-1A-BP
497A

Bronze proof – beaded border obverse / beaded border reverse

2
A
CG1860-VB-2A
498

Mule – 4 berries & toothed border obverse / beaded border reverse

2
B
CG1860-VB-2B
499

4 berries & toothed border obverse / toothed border reverse