1 Penny, United Kingdom, 1861

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One (1) penny coin, Victoria second portrait

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United Kingdom, 1861

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Obverse Image: The wreathed portrait of the Queen Victoria (sometimes known as 'bun head'), facing left.

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Obverse Text: VICTORIA / D:G: / BRITT: / REG: / F:D:

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Reverse Image: Seated Britannia, facing right, trident in left hand, shield in right hand

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Value lettering surrounding, date in exergue, sea behind with lighthouse on left and ship on right; chopmarked.

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Reverse Text: Romanization: ONE PENNY / 1861 / TA

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General Information: Chopmarked on reverse for circulation in China.

Date Made: 1861

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, East Asian Coins


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Credit Line: Howard F. Bowker Family

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0116.445Catalog Number: 2017.0116.445Accession Number: 2017.0116

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: bronze (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1.3 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-6018-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1847805

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