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Coin - Farthing, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1907 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1491

Summary:
Bronze coin; Denomination: Farthing
Royal Mint, London
King Edward VII (1901-1910)

A farthing is a quarter penny. This coin was current in Australia but this denomination was not included among those chosen for the coinage of the Commonwealth of Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 20 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.800 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: HRH Edward VII (1841-1910), Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, George William De Saulles, Medallist (1862-1903), George William de Saulles, Sculptor, Designer & Engraver (1862-1903), Alfred Chitty Collection, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Imperial
DateEra: 1907 AD
Denomination: Farthing
Obverse Description: Bare head of the King facing right; below in small letters De S. (for G.W. De Saulles Mint Engraver); around, EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
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, ONE PENNY; in exergue, 1907
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: King Edward VII, England, Great Britain, 1907
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1907
artist: George de Saulles - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3992 Pages
  2. [Book], C. Peck - British Museum Coins and Medals, English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum, London, 1970, Peck 2237 Pages

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