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1840 Farthing – Aboutfarthings

View the Victoria young head design type identifiers – Here

Coin Details

Spink Ref : 3950

Obverse Image

Reverse Image

Obverse 1

Normal (minor variations exist in relation to the positioning of the 4 and the 0 for this type)

Reverse A

Normal

Obverse 1a

Narrow Date

Reverse Aa

One serif to B on BRITANNIAR

Obverse 1b

A over slightly rotated A in GRATIA

Magnified View

Images courtesy of Nick Moss

Reverse Ab

Stop after DEF

 

Reverse Ac

Doubled Stop after DEF, 1 Serif to B in BRITANNIAR

 

Reverse Ad

2 Prongs to Trident, one serif to B in BRITANNIAR

Known Die Combinations

Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
1840-VA-1/A
1559
Normal
1
Aa
1840-VA-1/Aa
1559
One serif on B in BRITANNIAR
1
Ab
1840-VA-1/Ab
1559
Stop after DEF
1
Ac
1840-VA-1/Ac
1559
One serif on B in BRITANNIAR, doubled stop after DEF
1
Ad
1840-VA-1/Ad
1559
2 Prongs to Trident, one serif to B in BRITANNIAR
1a
Aa
1840-VA-1a/Aa
1559
Narrow date & one serif on B
1a
Ab
1840-VA-1a/Ab
1559
Narrow date & stop after DEF
1b
Aa
1840-VA-1a/Aa
1559
A/A in GRATIA & one serif on B