This section is for pennies struck in any metal up to decimalisation.
The penny has been the basic unit of currency since the Saxon period and was itself derived from the Roman denarius. Although the bronze penny ceased to be legal tender on decimalisation, the name survived as the New Penny, equivalent to 2.4 old pennies.
S-(3390), ESC -. Charles II 1679 penny with the 9 struck over a 7. Unrecorded in Spink and ESC, and probably more significant, not in Coincraft either. The top of...
S3446, ESC 873 (2385). William & Mary 1691 Maundy set, the 1d & 4d are 1691/0, the 3d with ties, the others without. Rare. Matching tone, with light wear to...
S3715A, ESC 1827 (2339). George II 1743 penny. Although classified as Maundy money, they were in fact regular circulating coins. Light wear to the high points Grade: aEF
S3715A, ESC 1840 (2350). George II 1758 penny. Toned, practically as struck. Choice. Grade: Unc
S3760. George III 1792 'Wire Money' penny. Light wear to the high points. Grade: VF+
S3777, P1122 (KP17). George III 1797 proof penny (late Soho) in bronzed copper with 11 leaves and 2 berries, ship with 6 gunports and ensign. Practically as struck with only the...
S3761, ESC 2421. George I 1800 old head Maundy penny, mistruck with ORGI in the obverse field and HI in the reverse field. Light friction to the highest points, the...
S3780, P1343. George III 1806 fourth issue penny with no incuse curl by the tie knot. Scarce. Toned with minimal wear to the higher points and a couple light marks....
S3823, P1420. George IV 1825 second issue penny. A much rarer date than 1826. Toned, with light friction to the highest points Grade: gEF
S3845, P1458*. William IV 1831 penny with w.w on the truncation. The rarest of the 3 varieties and rare in any grade. Considerable wear to both sides with a few...
S3920, Davies 1415pt, Robinson 455. Victoria 1853 Maundy penny. Light friction to the high points, the reverse with an attractive red tone Grade: EF+
S3948, P1500. Victoria 1853 penny with ornamental trident reverse and far colon. Comes with a collector's envelope indicating the coin was purchased from Baldwins in 1963. Considerable original colour and...
S3948, P1506. Victoria 1854 plain trident copper penny. Toned with minimal wear to the obverse, a little more to the reverse. Grade: gEF/EF+
S3948, P1509. Victoria 1855 penny with plain trident. Light wear. Grade: gVF
S3948, P1518. Victoria 1858OT penny with no. WW on the truncation. A trace of friction. Grade: gEF
S3948, P1518. Victoria 1858 copper penny with no WW on the truncation. Comes with a collector's envelope indicating the coin was purchased at auction in 1970. Toned with light wear...
S3948, P1517. Victoria 1858 copper penny with initials on the truncation. Minimal wear, toned with traces of lustre. Grade: EF+
S3954, Freeman 17, Gouby BP 1860Y. Victoria 1860 toothed border penny with Gouby dies J+d, a rare obverse for this year. General wear to both sides Grade: gFine/Fine
S3954, Freeman 10, Gouby BP 1860 JA. Victoria 1860 bun head penny with dies 2+D. The N of ONE cut over a sideways N. Scarce. Toned with some small contact...
S3954, Freeman 22, Gouby BP 1861D. Victoria 1861 bun head penny with Freeman dies 4+D. A moderate amount of wear and the obverse with uneven toning Grade: gVF
S3954, Freeman 39, Gouby BP 1862C. Victoria 1862 bun head penny Surface marks with the odd spot of verdigris, but little wear. Grade: nEF
S3954, Freeman 42, Gouby BP1863A. Victoria 1863 bun head penny Toned with not much wear, but a couple of lines across the bust Grade: aEF
S3954, Freeman 42, Gouby BP 1863B, Satin 46. Victoria 1863 penny with open 3 in the date. Rare. Rough surfaces Grade: Fair
S3954, Freeman 48, Gouby BP 1864B. Victoria 1864 penny with crosslet 4. Rare. Wear to the higher points Grade: VF
S3954, Freeman 50. Victoria 1865 penny. Worn and cleaned. Grade: Fine
S3954, Freeman 64, Gouby BP1873Ac. Victoria 1873 bun head penny with Freeman dies 6+G and 11.5 teeth width date. A bare trace of friction and blotchy toning Grade: gEF
S3955, F85, Gouby BP 1875Hc. Victoria 1875H bun head penny struck at the Heaton mint. Date width is 12.5 teeth and there are obverse repairs to the legend. Cleaned but...
S3955, F87, Gouby BP 1876Hb. Victoria 1876H penny struck at the Heaton mint. Date width is 13 teeth. Small digs to both sides. Grade: VF
S3954, F91, Gouby BP 1877B. Victoria 1877 bun head penny. Date width is 13 teeth. General wear and cleaned. Grade: gFine
S3954, F94, Gouby BP1878A. Victoria 1878 bun head penny with date width of 12.5 teeth. General wear and has been cleaned. Grade: nVF
S3954, F96, Gouby BP 1879A. Victoria 1879 bun head penny . Toned with general wear. Grade: Fine
S3954, F101, Gouby BP 1880B. Victoria 1880 bun head penny with a date width of 14.5 teeth. Toned with even wear to both sides. Grade: gFine
S3920, Davies 1445pt, ESC 3540pt. Victoria 1883 maundy penny Attractively toned with gold, rose and green highlights Grade: Unc
S3954, Freeman 128, Gouby BP 1889 Ca. Victoria 1889 bun head penny with dies 13+N. The reverse with a trace of a second linear circle in the exergue. The obverse...
S3961, Freeman 141, Gouby BP 1895Ba. Victoria veiled head 1895 penny with normal sea level. Scarce. Minimal wear with irregular toning Grade: gEF/EF+
S3961, Freeman 141, Gouby BP1895Ba. Victoria 1895 old head penny. A trace of friction to a couple high points of the obverse only and the bust lightly toning, o/w practically...
S3961A, Freeman 139, Gouby BP1895Aa. Victoria 1895 low tide, 2mm trident penny with a date width of 9.5 teeth. Rare in any grade. Slightly porous on the obverse, but the...
S3961, F143, P1942. Victoria 1896 veiled head penny. A trace of cabinet friction only. Toning in places. Grade: gEF
S3961, Freeman 145, Gouby BP1897Ab. Victoria 1897 normal sea level penny with 10.5 teeth date width. Toned with light wear Grade: nEF
S3947, Davies 1485pt, Robinson 664. Victoria 1898 veiled head Maundy penny. Lightly toning Grade: Unc
S3961, F149, Gouby BP 1898Aa. Victoria 1898 veiled head penny with 10.5 teeth date width Light wear and has been cleaned in the past, but is now retoned Grade: gVF
S3947, Davies 1486pt, ESC 3557pt. Victoria 1899 Maundy penny Toned with a trace of wear Grade: EF+/gEF
S3990, F157. Edward VII 1902 normal tide penny. Very light wear. Grade: gEF
S3990, F157. Edward VII 1902 high tide penny. Minimal wear with more to the reverse. Toned with residual lustre. Grade: EF+/EF
S3990A, Freeman 156, Gouby BP 1902A. Edward VII 1902 low tide penny with the internal angle of the 2 partially filled due to a chip on the die. Residual lustre...
S3990, F162, P2212. Edward VII 1906 bronze penny. Streaky lustre, toned with slight wear. Grade: EF/EF+
S3990, Freeman 163, Gouby BP 1907 Ab. Edward VII 1907 bronze penny with 10.5 teeth date width. Wear to the high points, the reverse struck from a worn and flawed...
S3990, Freeman 166. Edward VII 1908 penny with dies 2+D. Toned with wear to the higher points. Grade: gVF