Bronze coin; Denomination: Halfpenny
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
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)
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, HALF PENNY; in exergue, 1900
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
27 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.701 g (Weight)
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
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[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3962 Pages