Great Britain 1822 farthing
This specimen was lot 4837 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $184. The catalog description  noted, "Great Britain. Farthing, 1822. George IV. Laureate head left. Trace of mint red. NGC graded MS-66 Brown. The Judy Cahn Collection." This type was struck 1821-26 and is fairly common. It is the first issue of farthings since 1806.
Recorded mintage: 5,924,000 plus a few proofs.
Catalog reference: S.3822; KM-677.
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- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.