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  1. This penny was once owned by me
  2. Much higher definition pictures are available, but limited on this forum
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  4. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    Hello Gary & Bob, Here is even more evidence that this is a 6+F !!!!! Take a look at the die crack above R in REG. Well done Bob, this will sit nicely with your 14+N !
  5. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    I've changed my mind Bob, I now believe that it's Obv 6 with rev F. The "O" of HONI SO does appear to show more of the "O" than obverse 4 These varieties are very difficult to identify in lower grades.
  6. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    4 + F, I believe
  7. Bernie

    Coin robbery in Birmingham

    Yes, I rang him after reading this post. He tells me it was 2009.
  8. Members of this Forum may be interested in a link to a PDF of the following article in the British Numismatic Journal (BNJ) which has just been released from the usual 3 year embargo for BNS members only. Another that focuses on Early Obverse Beaded Border Pennies of 1860 is below it: Paul M. Holland, The 1860 Bronze Recoinage of Pennies BNJ vol. 88 (2018), 149-174. https://www.britnumsoc.org/images/PDFs/BNJ_2018/09_Holland_1853_3rd.pdf All other BNJ articles published from 1903-2018 are available at the British Numismatic Society’s website: http://www.britnumsoc.org/ Also, membership is encouraged by special student and new member rates, with all members receiving a large (A4 format) archival quality hardbound journal annually. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and all the best for 2022! InforaPenny
  9. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    You are probably correct about the colon dots (my halfpennies are a lot smaller than the one pictured😂)
  10. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    How do you explain the wide colon dots after F:D:
  11. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    Obverse 13* and 13#, the same, just stating that it differs from 13. Obverse 13 has 133 border teeth, 13#/* has 132 teeth
  12. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    It looks like a 13*, let's see the reverse ! is it J, K* or L ?
  13. Bernie

    Halfpenny ID check

    It does appear to be obverse 14, see if you can count the border teeth, 152 teeth for 14 and 149 for 15. Well done, brilliant find !