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Coin - Halfpenny, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1900 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1378

Summary:
Bronze coin; Denomination: Halfpenny
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.689 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1900 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
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, HALF PENNY; in exergue, 1900
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: Thomas Brock - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
  3. [Book], C. Peck - British Museum Coins and Medals, English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum, London, 1970, Peck 1955 Pages
  4. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3962 Pages

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