United Kingdom: Coin Three Halfpence 1843 - detailed information

United Kingdom: Coin Three Halfpence 1843
CoinThree Halfpence 1843

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
United Kingdom / Three Halfpence 1843 - obverse photo

Head of Queen Victoria with plain band and fillet around hair; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:.

Obverse Inscription VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:
Reverse
United Kingdom / Three Halfpence 1843 - reverse photo

Within an oak wreath the denomination, 1 1/2 [pence]; above, crown; below, the date 1843.

Reverse Inscription 1 1/2 1843
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Three Halfpence 1843: Known varieties
Variety Proof
Mintage unknown
Variety Overdate 1843/34
Mintage unknown
Variety Proof Overdate 1843/34
Mintage unknown
DetailsAccording Spink, "extremely rare".
Three Halfpence 1843: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Spink, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Proof, Overdate, Proof Overdate
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Three Halfpence 1843: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
PeriodPound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)
Coin TypeThree Halfpence
Issued1843
MonarchQueen Victoria
EffigyPortrait by William Wyon (Young Head)
Face Value1 1/2 (x Penny)
CurrentNo
Mintage475,000
Material0.925 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationReversed (Coin Alignment, Axis 6)
Size (mm)12
Mass (g)0.7100
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