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1843 Farthing – Aboutfarthings

View the Victoria young head design type identifiers – Here

Coin Details

Spink Ref : 3950

Obverse Image

Reverse Image

Obverse 1

Normal

Reverse A

Normal (Reverse type A)

Obverse 1a

Roman I in date

Magnified View

Images courtesy of an Anonymous Collector

Reverse B

Normal (Reverse type B)

Obverse 1b

Wider Date

Reverse Ba

Reverse type B, one serif to B in BRITANNIAR

Obverse 1c

Wider Date 3 over 2, struck from the 1843/2 sovereign die

Magnified View

Obverse 1d

Wider Date 3 over 2?, different die to the one used for the 1843/2 sovereigns

Magnified View

Obverse 1e

Broken A and Unbarred A’s in GRATIA

Known Die Combinations

Obverse
Reverse
Ref No:
Peck No:
Comments
1
A
1843-VA-1/A
1563
Normal (Reverse type A)
1
B
1843-VA-1/B
1563
Normal (Reverse type B)
1
Ba
1843-VA-1/Ba
1563
Reverse type B, 1 serif on B in BRITANNIAR
1a
A
1843-VA-1a/A
1564
Roman 1 in date
1b
A
1843-VA-1b/A
1563
Wide Date
1c
A
1843-VA-1c/A
1563
Wide Date & 3 over 2 (sovereign die)
1d
A
1843-VA-1d/A
1563
Wide Date & 3 over 2? (different die)
1e
A
1843-VA-1e/A
1563
Broken A in GRATIA