... Beautiful Bronze Coin from Great Britain 1860 Quarter Penny Farthing – Giamer Antiques and Collectibles

Beautiful Bronze Coin from Great Britain 1860 Quarter Penny Or Farthing Beaded Border Queen Victoria Young Bust With Laureate Facing Left NGC MS63 RB

Description: A beautiful uncirculated 1860 quarter penny or farthing bronze coin from the United Kingdom. The coin, which has a plain edge, displays Queen Victoria's young bust wearing a Laureate in her hair facing left on the obverse. The reverse displays Britannia seated and facing right with a light house behind her, a ship in front of her, the denomination surrounding her and the date below. The coin has the words "VICTORIA.D.G.: BRITT. REG. F.D." surrounding the queen's bust on the obverse. The reverse is marked "FARTHING 1860" surrounding a seated Britannia facing right. This is KM 747.2, it is of the beaded border variety, weighing 2.86 grams and measuring about 20 mm in diameter. The coin comes in a plastic slab and is graded as Mint State MS63 RB (Red Brown) by the Numismatic Guarantee Corporation. A beautiful coin, rare in this condition and deserves a spot in any advanced collection of British coins. It is nicely toned in a rich red brown coloring and has great eye appeal. Please carefully review the scans provided as they are part and parcel of our description.

Date: 1860

Mint: Great Britain.

Size and Weight: This is a bronze coin weighs ~2.86 grams and is ~205 mm in diameter.

References: It is KM #747.2.

Condition: The coin comes in a slab and is graded by NGC as Mint State MS 63 RB. It is in great condition, well struck and has great eye appeal. It has some scratches, bag marks, and no observable wear commensurate with its uncirculated state all of which can be seen in the photos. The coin is much better than the scans suggest. Please see scan for additional condition information.

 

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