Great Britain 1881 1/3 farthing
This type was struck sporadically 1866-85 and circulated mostly in the colonies. Its face value, 1/2880 of a pound, was too low to be useful in Britain proper. It is quite a bit more available than the similar quarter farthing.
Recorded mintage: 144,000.
Catalog reference: KM 750.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Bressett, Kenneth E., A Guide Book of English Coins, Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1962.
- Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995.