|Type||Standard circulation coin|
|Value||1/4 Farthing = 1/192 Shilling (1/3840)|
|Currency||Pound sterling (1158-1970)|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.Sp# 3953
And 4 more volumes.
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.
First uncrowned portrait ('Young Head') of Queen Victoria facing left, legend around.
Lettering: VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:
Translation: Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith
Denomination across two horizontal lines with crown above and date below, national flower emblems in exergue.
The standard weight for these pieces was 384 to the pound avoirdupois (1/24 ounce or 18.2 grains).
Struck for use in Ceylon, quarter-farthings were never legal tender in the United Kingdom.
|1839||3 840 000||44%|
|1851||2 215 680||19%||mintage includes 1851-3|
|1852||34%||mintage includes 1851-3|
|1853||32%||mintage includes 1851-3|
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