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Victoria 1884 Halfpenny
Victoria (1837-1901), bronze Halfpenny, 1884, "bun" type laureate and draped bust left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D: rev. Britannia seated right on rock with trident and shield, lighthouse to left, ship to right, date in exergue, denomination in words and toothed border surrounding, weight 5.73g (Fr.352 dies 17+S; S.3956). Small spot with near full lustre on obverse, toned reverse, otherwise good extremely fine, practically as struck.
The Latin legend on obverse translates as "Victoria, by the grace of God, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith."
Ex Cheshire Collection, Goldberg Auction 31, 1st June 2005, lot 3133 when slabbed and graded as NGC MS64 RB.