Part 16: Incomplete Denominations

On the early copper issues, you will notice that the denomination is represented by a fraction, i.e., 1/13, 1/26, or 1/52.  When die filling is present, a coin's value could take on various values.  The only examples of this I have seen are given below.

The "normal" fraction

Filled Die Varieties

From an 1841 coin
From another 1841 coin
From an 1851 coin
From an 1851 coin
From an 1861 coin

Return to Part Two:  Thirteen Pence to a Shilling - Queen Victoria Copper Issues