1897 rare High Tide 1d Victoria bronze Penny.  F148 1+C (R9), S3961B, Gouby C Maximize

1897 rare High Tide 1d Victoria bronze Penny. F148 1+C (R9), S3961B, Gouby C

This is quite an exciting find.  

Although the images don't show the tide level well, you can see it in the flesh, and there are plenty of other indicators to distinguish between this Reverse C and the much commoner Reverse B:  

  • shield closer to border
  • neck & head longer and thinner
  • helmet plumes extend further out from the head
  • shorter trident prongs
  • different letter alignment & spacing

More details

12285

Spink:3961B

Peck:1943

Freeman:148 (R9)

Gouby: BP1897C (Rare)
  • Diameter: 31 mm

  • Weight: 9.4 g

  • Composition: Copper 95%, Tin 4%, Zinc 1%

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