Commonwealth Coins Books and Catalogues


A Treatise on Varieties of British Fractional Bronze 1860-1970

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A new and up-to-date reference catalogue on the bronze third farthings, farthings and halfpennies of Great Britain and the 1/48th shillings and 1/24th shillings of Jersey including 4 new farthing varieties and 26 new halfpenny varieties not documented in Michael Freeman's The Bronze Coinage of Great Britain.

This book includes history and descriptions of all known obverse and reverse die varieties and all known die pairings. Profusely illustrated with cross-references to Charles Wilson Peck's, Michael Freeman's, Michael Gouby's, Malcolm Lewendon's, Iain Dracott's and David Groom's numbering systems for easy identification and translation.

Sample page from A Treatise on Varieties of British Fractional Bronze 1860-1970

The book includes all 121 known farthing die pairings (21 obverse designs and 15 reverse designs) and 201 known halfpenny die pairings (34 obverse designs and 51 reverse designs). of all the bronze farthings issued during the reigns of Victoria, Edward VII, George V, Edward VIII, George VI and Elizabeth II.

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