Great Britain 1877 Penny

Victoria Bun Head bronze penny dated 1877.

Designated as Obverse type 8 (1874-79).

“Laureate and draped bust facing left, hair tied in bun, with close thicker ties to ribbons, wreath of 17 leaves, leaf veins raised, 6 berries, no signature, toothed border and thin linear circle both sides.”

Designated as Reverse type J by Spink.

Larger Britannia seated right on rocks with shield and trident, left leg more visible, wider date below in deeper exergue, lighthouse to left ship sailing to right, sea does not meet linear circle either side, toothed border.”

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