1/3 Farthing, Issued by Malta, 1902
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Bare head of the king facing right; around, EDWARDVS VII D: G: BRITT: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:; the artist's initials DES below neck

Reverse Description

Within an oak wreath and below the Imperial crown, ONE THIRD / FARTHING / 1902

Edge Description



The uncrowned head of Edward VII is unusual on coins struck for colonial circulation, other than those for India this is the only case.

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