Great Britain 1854 penny
"GRANDE-BRETAGNE, Victoria (1837-1901), Cu penny, 1854, Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (Great Britain, Victoria (1837-1901), copper penny of 1854, extremely fine to uncirculated.)"This penny was struck 1841-60 and is common, tho the proofs are rare. It shares the same design with the farthing and half penny. The SCWC lists "ornamental" and "plain" trident varieties, with a slight premium awarded the latter.
Recorded mintage: 6,559,000.
Specification: 18.8 g, copper.
Catalog reference: S.3948; KM-739.
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