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1 Penny, United Kingdom, 1861

1 Penny, United Kingdom, 1861

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Description (Brief)
One (1) penny coin, Victoria second portrait
United Kingdom, 1861
Obverse Image: The wreathed portrait of the Queen Victoria (sometimes known as 'bun head'), facing left.
Obverse Text: VICTORIA / D:G: / BRITT: / REG: / F:D:
Reverse Image: Seated Britannia, facing right, trident in left hand, shield in right hand
Value lettering surrounding, date in exergue, sea behind with lighthouse on left and ship on right; chopmarked.
Reverse Text: Romanization: ONE PENNY / 1861 / TA
General Information: Chopmarked on reverse for circulation in China.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1861
place made
United Kingdom
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1.3 mm x 30.5 mm; 1/16 in x 1 3/16 in
ID Number
2017.0116.445
catalog number
2017.0116.445
accession number
2017.0116
Credit Line
Howard F. Bowker Family
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
East Asian Coins
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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