Bronze coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

A farthing is a quarter penny. This coin was current in all Australian colonies

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen facing left wearing veil over back of crown, ribbon and star of the Garter, pearl necklet and pendant; around, VICTORIA DEI GRA BRITT REGINA FID DEF IND IMP; in field below bust the artist's initials, T.B. (Thomas Brock)

Reverse Description

Britannia seated facing right on a rock wearing a helmet and flowing robes; she holds a trident and rests her right hand on a shield which bears the combined crosses of the Union Flag; around, FARTHING; in exergue, 1901

Edge Description


More Information