|Victoria Third Farthing "Bun Head"
|Huseyin Sulo Collection
|Issued for use in Malta. 1844 Designed by William
Wyon. 1866-85 Leonard Wyon.
The "Young head" obverse features the portrait of
queen Victoria with a date below. The reverse
features a seated Britannia with the words
BRITANNIAR: REG: FID: DEF:.
The "Bun head" obverse features the portrait of
queen Victoria while the reverse contains the words
"ONE THIRD FARTHING" with a date below. There is
also a crown above the date and wreath of leaves
around the wording and date.
1844 Copper, 1.5 grams, 16mm Diameter.
1866-85 Bronze, 1 gram, 15mm Diameter.
|VICTORIA THIRD FARTHING
|Victoria Third Farthing "Young Head"
|Courtesy of Derek Allen