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[CP]  COPPER PENCE 1839 - 1860

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1839 to 1860 - 5 reverse types

* We show examples of all Victorian reverse types

Type 1  Ornamental trident. REG:      DEF  :   (Far colon)
Type 2  Ornamental trident. REG(no :) DEF  :
Type 3  Ornamental trident. REG:      DEF:    (Close colon)
Type 4  Plain trident.      REG:      DEF:
Type 5  Ornamental trident. (As Type 1 but no WW)

Explanation on observation of - 

Single ribbon tie that hangs from back of hair ribbon !

CP 1841 A

Type 2  Obv. Fine line indent in Vic's hair

see picture for details.
A choice coin with virtually full lustre on rev. AU80/90 300.00
CP 1841 A

Type 2 - see picture

* A similar coin sold for 525.00 in the Alderley

collection - January 2007

AU70-75 250.00
CP 1841 A Type 2 - see picture AU50/0 175.00
CP 1841 A Type 2 EF 90.00
CP 1841 A Type 2 EF?-EF 80.00
CP 1841 A Type 2
Obv. Very slight bruise 8 o'clock EF? 70.00
CP 1841 A Type 2 VF+ 60.00
CP 1841 A Type 2 VF-VF+ 45.00
CP 1841 B

Type 1   See picture for all details

EF-EF+ SOLD
CP 1843 A Type 2 Out of

stock

1844 - 2 date types

Type A  Plain tail end to 4
Type B  Slant up tail end to 4 - Scarcer ?
CP 1844 A Type 1  Date: Plain tail end to 4 (Type A)

A couple of tiny edge bruises

EF

100.00

CP 1844 A Type 1  Date: Plain tail end to 4 (Type A)
Obv. Slight mottled appearance EF?-EF

85.00

CP 1844 A Type 1  Date: Plain tail end to 4 (Type A) VF+ 65.00
CP 1844 A Type 1  Date: Plain tail end to 4 (Type A)

Slight edge bruises

VF-VF+ 50.00
CP 1844 A Type 1  Date: Plain tail end to 4 (Type A)  Fine 35.00
CP 1846 Ba Type 3  Rev. Colon dots after BRIT~ very weak
This example with near and traces of far  Listed 

for

colon dots after DEF:  (2 pairs of dots !) Ref.

only

Possible explanation for reverse type 3 !  EF
     
  1847 Penny - 'Medusa' - Reverse  
  A very unusual & rare reverse of this date has been  
  discovered and in October 2018  I produced a paper   
  and examined the differences between this reverse  
  and other Victorian copper penny reverses.  
  This variety I have named as "Medusa"  
  This 18 page paper is now available to all collectors  
     
 Colon dots  after BRITANNIAR !  for 1846 & 1847 - Rev. Type 3
CP 1847 A Type 1  Rev. DEF   : (Far colon dots) Out of

stock

CP 1847 B Type 3  Rev. DEF : (Near colon dots) Out of

stock

1848 over 6 or 7 - date types

Type A  Date: Plain - various minor variations 
Type B  Date: 8 over 6
Type C  Date: 8 over 7  - various minor variations

Explanation on observation of - 

Single ribbon tie that hangs from back of hair ribbon !

CP 1848 Ac Type 1 - Obv. with single tie ribbon EF 105.00
CP 1848 Ac Type 1 - Obv. with single tie ribbon VF+ 65.00
CP 1848 Aa Type 1 - Obv. with single tie ribbon  Obv. Flan slightly porous VF-VF+ 55.00
CP 1848 Ae Type 1 - Obv. with single tie ribbon
Rev,  The legend is double struck or squashed  mess ! EF/EF? Ref only
CP 1848 B Type 1  Date: 8 over 6              Left as Reference SOLD  
CP 1848 C Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  (Type C) AU35 250.00
CP 1848 C Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  (Type C)
Rev. Traces of lustre EF+ 175.00
CP 1848 C Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  (Type C) VF+-EF? 80.00
CP 1848 Ca

Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  (Type C) - Choice

Rev. 'E' of DEF doubled  AU5 205.00
CP 1849 A Type 1   Out of

stock

1851 - 3 date styles

Style 1      1's have large feet, 5 top bar has oval curved bottom
Style 1A    1's have large feet, 5 top bar has ovalcurved bottom, 8 smaller inner circles
Style 1B    1's have smaller feet, 8 & 5 similar to 1A
Style 1C    1's have smaller feet, 8 & 5 similar to 1A & B - 5 double struck and tiled 
Style 2      1's have small feet, 5 top bar has curve running into down bar
Style 2A    As Style 2, but the last 1 has a 'I' under it 
Style 2B    See web page for details 
Style 2C    See web page for details 
CP 1851 Ab Type 1  Date: Style 2 
Obv. Hairline die crack 9 o'clock and repaired E in REG

Rev. Hairline die crack 4 o'clock

* A similar coin (EF+ hint of lustre) sold for 375.00 in the Alderley Collection - January 2007

EF-EF+ Ref only

1853 - 5 date styles

Style A     5  italic - open between top & bulge 
Style Aa   5  italic - similar to above - closer date 
Style B    5 upright - top curled up 
Style C    5 upright - top a bit straighter
Style D    5 upright - closer 3 to 5
CP 1853 A Type 1  (Date: Style A) VF+

45.00

CP 1853 C Type 1  (Date: Style C) Obv. Tiny cut on neck
Obv. Hint of lustre in legend EF 60.00
CP 1853 C Type 1  (Date: Style C) EF? 50.00
CP 1853 C Type 1  (Date: Style C)

Very slight edge bruises

VF+-EF? 35.00
CP 1853 C Type 1  (Date: Style C) VF 24.00
CP 1853 C Type 1  (Date: Style C)

A couple of very tiny edge knocks

VF?/VF 17.50

1854 date

CP 1854 A Type 1   AU50 175.00
CP 1854 A Type 1  Date double strike. Small dark spot

just on forehead.     Very soft strike

EF+ 90.00
CP 1854 A Type 1   EF 75.00
CP 1854 A Type 1 Obv. Slightly uneven rim at right EF 60.00
CP 1854 A Type 1   EF? 55.00
CP 1854 A Type 1   VF+/EF? 50.00
CP 1854 A Type 1  Obv. 2 tiny digs on neck VF+ 37.50
CP 1854 A Type 1  Very slightly claggy VF+ 35.00
CP 1854 A Type 1  Obv. Slight rim bruise 4 o'clock
Date: Top of the 5 is filled in VF+ 32.50
CP 1854 A Type 1  Rev. Couple of small digs
A very soft strike for the obverse ! VF/EF? 30.00
CP 1854 A Type 1  VF/VF+ 25.00
CP 1854 A Type 1  Minor edge nicks F+ 15.00
CP 1854 B Type 4  Hint of lustre EF+-AU 105.00
CP 1854 B Type 4   Obv. Hint of lustre EF+/EF 95.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 EF-EF+ 85.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 EF 70.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 EF-EF? 60.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 EF? 50.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 VF+/EF? 45.00
CP 1854 B Type 4  Rev. Tiny edge bruise 8 o'clock EF? 40.00
CP 1854 B Type 4  Obv. Tiny edge bruise 11 o'clock EF? 38.00
CP 1854 B Type 4  Couple of tiny edge nicks VF+ 30.00
CP 1854 B Type 4  Faint scuff marks VF+/EF? 35.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 VF-VF+ 25.00
CP 1854 B Type 4  Obv. Couple of tiny edge bruises VF+ 24.00
CP 1854 B Type 4 VF 22.50
CP 1854 B Type 4  Rev. Edge knock - 2 o'clock VF+ 19.50
CP 1854 B Type 4  Some tiny edge nicks VF-VF+ 17.50
CP 1854 B Type 4  Obv. Very small edge bruise 7 o'clock VF? 15.00

1855 Minor Date widths

3 Date widths (narrow to wider)   

CP 1855 A Type 1 VF+ 35.00
CP 1855 A Type 1  Obv. Tiny rim bruise 9 o'clock VF+ 30.00
CP 1855 A Type 1   Obv. Scratch marks -

to right of head. Slight rim bruise

EF? 25.00
CP 1855 A Type 1  Obv. Slight scratches 

to right of date. Slight rim bruises

EF? 24.00
CP 1855 A Type 1  Obv. Slight rim knock at right side VF+/EF? 20.00
CP 1855 Ax Type 1  Obv.  Scuff mark on neck
Date:  Top of the 2nd 5 - filled in VF 40.00
CP 1855 B Type 4  Obv. 2 fine old hairline

scratches across head

VF?/VF 20.00
CP 1855 Ba Type 4  EF? 50.00
CP 1855 Ba Type 4  VF+ 35.00
CP 1855 Ba Type 4  Obv. Light pitting VF+ 28.00
CP 1855 Ba Type 4  VF 20.00
CP 1855 Ba Type 4  F+ 15.00
CP 1855 Bb Type 4  Obv. Tiny rim nick 10 o'clock EF? 40.00
CP 1855 Bb Type 4  VF+ 35.00
CP 1855 Bb Type 4  Obv. A couple of tiny edge bruises VF-VF+ 20.00
CP 1856 B Type 4 - Obv. Small edge nick 11 o'clock VF+ 425.00
CP 1856 C Type 4 - Rev. Missing lower colon dot after REG
* A completely new variety type EF-EF+ 975.00

1857 - 2 date varieties with Type 1

Style A - Date: Normal width  (11 beads)
Style B - Date: 7 very close to 5 (9 1/2 beads)
Style C - Date: 7 has no down tooth on top bar
Style D - Date: similar to C but with down tooth to 7
Style E - Date: 7 has long 'down leg and short top bar
CP 1857 E Type 4 - Date style D
Rev. A couple of very tiny edge nicks EF?

55.00

1858 - Several date varieties

1858 A   Type 1  Date: (Larger numerals) 
1858 B   Type 1  Date: 8 over 3 - Very unlikely !
1858 C   Type 1  Date: 8 over 6   See mis-aligned colon dots
1858 D   Type 1  Date: 8 over 7 (various styles)
1858 E   Type 1  Date: (Smaller)
1858 F   Type 1  Date: (Smaller)  See dots after DEF :
1858 G   Type 1  Date: 8 over !? (Normally listed as 8 over 3)
1858 H   Type 5  Date: Normal size 8's
1858 J    Type 5  Date: Smaller size 8's

1858 - With mis-aligned colon dots after DEF :

CP 1858 A Type 1  Large date EF?-EF 60.00
CP 1858 A Type 1  Large date   Rev. A tiny bit claggy VF+ 30.00
CP 1858 A Type 1  Large date

A  couple of tiny edge bruises

VF-VF+ 22.50
CP 1858 A Type 1  Large date VF?-VF 15.00
CP 1858 A Type 1  Large date F+/VF? 12.50
CP 1858 D Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  Style 1 (Mis-aligned : after DEF) VF+ 35.00
CP 1858 Da Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  Style 1a (Mis-aligned : after DEF) VF+ 35.00
CP 1858 Da Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  Style 1a (Mis-aligned : after DEF)
Rev. A couple of tiny edge nicks F+/VF? 15.00
CP 1858 Dc Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  Style EF? 50.00
CP 1858 Dc Type 1  Date: 8 over 7  Style VF-VF+ 35.00
CP 1858 Ea Type 1  Small date  (Part scan shown - 'E')
Date: Top part of 8 half filled in - right side F+/VF 50.00
CP 1858 G Type 1 - Date: 8 over ?? Out of

stock

CP 1858 H Type 5 - Normal 8's VF+ 45.00
CP 1858 Hf Type 5 - Normal 8's 
Date: ONLY Last 8 double struck - slightly higher
Rev. Thin scratch from F of DEF to leg VF 24.00

1859 - 2 date varieties

1859 A    Date: (Large)
1859 B    Date: (Smaller) - Scarcer
CP 1859 Aa Type 5  Large date 

Obv. Very faint (old) hairline scuff below eye

EF+ 150.00
CP 1859 Aa Type 5  Large date 

Obv. Slight scuffing around 'VICTO'

EF-EF+ 125.00

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