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fwo_508539 - GREAT-BRITAIN - VICTORIA 1 Farthing Victoria “tête jeune” 1853 Londres

GREAT-BRITAIN - VICTORIA 1 Farthing Victoria “tête jeune” 1853 Londres AU
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Type : 1 Farthing Victoria “tête jeune”
Date: 1853
Mint name / Town : Londres
Quantity minted : 1935000
Metal : copper
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 4,82 g.
Edge : lisse
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : VICTORIA DEI GRATIA / 1853.
Obverse description : Tête de Victoria jeune à gauche.

Reverse


Reverse legend : BRITANNIAR: REG: FID: DEF:.
Reverse description : Britannia assise à droite.

Commentary


Dans le système monétaire pré-décimal, 1 Farthing équivaut à 1/4 de Penny ou 1/960 de Livre sterling.

Historical background


GREAT-BRITAIN - VICTORIA

(20/06/1837-22/01/1901)

Victoria (1819-1901) was the daughter of Edward, Duke of Kent, and granddaughter of George III. She succeeded her uncle Guillaume IV in 1837 and married her cousin Albert, Prince of Saxe-Coburg in 1840, against her mother's advice. She had nine children by him but became a widow in 1861. While respecting the rules of the parliamentary system, she tried to impose her views in the field of foreign affairs. Her favourite, Disraeli, had her given the title of Empress of India in 1876. Respected and loved, active and authoritarian, Victoria appeared in her time as the symbol of imperialist England. His reign marks the height of British power.

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