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Great Britain Farthing  1860 to 1897
Great Britain Farthing 1860 to 1897

There is a wonderful web site, AboutFarthings, that will tell you all you ever need to know about farthings. Probably more!

Catalog values for these old beauties start around $3 US dollars for worn specimens, increase to $8 in average circulated condition, and end high at $50 for coins that are completely and fully uncirculated. Use our Important Terminology link to understand what 'catalog' means.

The values above apply to all dates in this series of farthings, except a few special dates. The special dates are:

1863: $80 catalog value in average circulated condition
1875: $35 (must not have H mint mark)
1895: $40 (portrait must be the same a shown in our picture)

If you are a real coin buff, you can study about minor, subtle variations in the coin that bring extra value. Learn about these at the AboutFarthings web site mentioned above, or seek out a knowledgable dealer or collector.

Coin: 1789 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: HALVY, Tue, 03-Nov-2009 17:02:54 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Wed, 22-Aug-2012 01:40:25 GMT
Updated by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Tue, 06-Jan-2015 00:53:55 GMT
Requester description: 1891 20MM in diameter. Copper colored. One side: Farthing 1891. Woman seated on shield with trident, lighthouse on left, ship on right. Other side: Victoria D:G: and Britt:Reg:F:D: and woman facing left wearing wreath with bow behind head and below her bun.
Tags: great britain farthing britaain uk brit brittan brittrex brittain england britian britt english britan british britsh britanniarun brilt brittish 20 copper colored color one woman seated seat shield trident lighthouse ship victoria reg wreath bow head bun coppers bronze coppery brass cupro colours coloured coloring colour ones empress lsdy femal women lady female feminine womans girls females womens ladys princess girl ladies stool sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields thonged thong forks ptichfork pronged pitchfork fork triton prongs pitch pittchfork saling boat sailing steamboat clipper warship sailboat sails masted ships boats outriggers vessel sail outrigger victoriad viktoria victotia vicoria greenery wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths throne chair

  

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