There are three die varieties of the 1877 H one forty-eighth of a shilling consisting of three obverse dies paired with only one reverse die.  Differences can be noted in the star.


1877
Farthing
Obverse
Reverse


Obverse Dies: The Star


Clear star


Mushy star


Obverse Dies: The Star


Broken ray star

Obverse Dies: The Star


Clear star


Mushy star


Broken ray star


Obverse Dies: VICTORIA




Clear Lettering


Die Filling Present


Obverse Dies: REGINA




Clear Lettering


Die Filling Present



Reverse Dies:
The Date

The date





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