1877 One penny coin; Royal Mint; 1877; CR1988.073

Name/Title

1877 One penny coin

About 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.

Maker

Royal Mint

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1877

Place Made

United Kingdom, England, London

Medium and Materials

Copper alloy, bronze

Inscription and Marks

'VICTORIA D:G: BRITT:REG:F:D:'
ONE PENNY

Measurements

Dia 30mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Coins

Subject and Association Keywords

Money

Subject and Association Keywords

Banking

Credit Line

From the Collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Coins

Object number

CR1988.073

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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