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Offline andyg

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Unofficial Farthing
« on: January 20, 2018, 12:58:39 PM »
Bought this on a whim - because I have no idea what it is!

Farthing sized.
always willing to trade modern UK coins for modern coins from elsewhere....

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Re: Unofficial Farthing
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2018, 06:07:09 PM »
Contemporary of the Columbia farthings, and with little information available. Sometimes called a Mercury farthing because of the caduceus in the figure's right hand.

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Re: Unofficial Farthing
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2018, 11:19:21 AM »
thanks - knew someone would know about it :)
always willing to trade modern UK coins for modern coins from elsewhere....