1877 One penny coin; Royal Mint; 1877; CR1988.073
1877 One penny coinAbout this object
A 1877 one penny British coin found at Halfway House Hotel site J14 on 4 December, 1984 by Dr N Ritchie, Ministry of Works archaeologist,
The 1877 obverse features Queen Victoria facing left, hair in a bun (bun head). The surrounding legend reads: 'VICTORIA D:G: BRITT:REG:F:D:'
The reverse shows the helmed Britannia seated facing right, holding a trident, hand resting on a shield, with a lighthouse to the left, and ship to
the right. The words 'ONE' and 'PENNY' are to the sides, with the date below.
Copper alloy, bronzeInscription and Marks
'VICTORIA D:G: BRITT:REG:F:D:'
Dia 30mmSubject and Association Keywords
From the Collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type