1 Farthing - Victoria

Features

Issuer Jamaica
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1880-1900
Value 1 Farthing = ¼ Penny = 1⁄48 Shilling = 1⁄960 Sterling pound
Currency Pound (1822-1969)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 2.8 g
Diameter 20.2 mm
Thickness 1.13 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 18078
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 15
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Coat of Arms of Jamaica within beaded circle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
JAMAICA
FARTHING
INDUS UTERQUE SERVIET UNI

Translation: Both Indies serving one

Engraver: George William de Saulles

George William de Saulles was a British medallist. He authored and designed the obverse of coins from the United Kingdom and its colonies under Queen Victoria and Edward VII of the United Kingdom

Reverse

Head of Queen Victoria facing left

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VICTORIA QUEEN
1894

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.

Edge

Smooth

Mints

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)
H Heaton's Mint, Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1880  192 000 15%
1880  0.8% Proof
1882 H 384 000 23% Heaton Mint
1882 H 0.8% Heaton Mint; Proof
1884  96 000 $ 70 12%
1884  1.2% Proof
1885  96 000 8%
1885  0.8% Proof
1887  192 000 $ 61 11%
1887  0.8% Proof
1888  192 000 $ 50 14%
1888  0.8% Proof
1889  192 000 12%
1890 H 96 000 6% Heaton Mint
1891  96 000 11%
1893  96 000 5%
1894  144 000 9%
1894  0.8% Proof
1895  144 000 3%
1895  144 000 4%
1897  144 000 9%
1899  144 000 9%
1900  144 000 10%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232203
Lot 63583
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2022 1882 H – Heaton Mint UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232039
Lot 64432
Internet Archive
Sep 23, 2020 1882 H – Heaton Mint UNC
(PCGS MS66)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32135
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1884 UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232124
Lot 63579
Internet Archive
Jun 16, 2021 1884 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 75.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232123
Lot 62607
Internet Archive
Jun 9, 2021 1884 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 132.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 1022
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1887 UNC USD 16.69
(EUR 16.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232130
Lot 65569
Internet Archive
Jul 28, 2021 1887 UNC The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232129
Lot 64557
Internet Archive
Jul 21, 2021 1887 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 65.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232128
Lot 63550
Internet Archive
Jul 14, 2021 1887 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 65.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Farthing - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232127
Lot 62554
Internet Archive
Jul 7, 2021 1887 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 59.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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