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Coin - 1/3 Farthing, Malta, 1881 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14128

1/3 Farthing, Issued by Malta, 1881
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 0.972 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Malta
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1881 AD
Denomination: 1/3 Farthing
Obverse Description: Laureate head of the queen with plain bands forming bow at back facing left; around, VICTORIA D. G. BRITT. REG. F. D.
Reverse Description: Within an oak wreath and below the royal crown, ONE THIRD / FARTHING / 1881
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Malta, 1881
Mint: Royal Mint, London, 1881
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
Person Depicted: HM Queen Victoria, Great Britain
References: Pridmore 10
KM#750 (under Great Britain)
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960
  2. [Book], Mr William Hocking - Royal Mint, London Operative, Catalogue of the Coins, Tokens, Medals, Dies and Seals in the Museum of the Royal Mint, London, 1906, 253-254 Pages
  3. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 482 Pages

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