Victoria (1837-1901), Penny, 1862, young laureate bust left, toothed border and inner linear circle both sides, legend surrounds VICTORIA DG BRITT REG FD. Rev, Britannia seated right, holding trident, bell shaped lighthouse to left, ship in sail sea in front, reads ONE PENNY around, date in exergue (S.3954; Freeman 39: Dies 6 & G; BMC.1653).
Dark lustrous apricot brown toning with traces of lustre around the outer legends and fields. An almost cameo effect when held to the light, minimal surface markings or blemishes. Uncirculated, with underlying mint brilliance.