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UK penny

Victoria, veiled

1896

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1896 United Kingdom Penny Specifications
Monarch
Victoria (1837 - 1901)
Edge plain
Weight 9.4 g
Diameter 30.8 mm
Composition bronze
Minted london, England
Mintage  approx 24,147,160
Scarcity common for period

 

1896 United Kingdom Penny Design
Obverse Thomas Brock
Reverse Thomas Brock
1896 United Kingdom Penny Value
VG F VF EF aUnc Unc
£0.45 £1.15 £3.10 £17 £39 £52+

Notes:

   - images courtesy of Kos Coins

1896 UK penny reverse, Victoria
1896 UK penny obverse, Victoria

What is a 1896 United Kingdom penny coin worth?

Values, images, and specifications for the 1896 UK penny.

(Britain, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland)

1896 penny value - United Kingdom

1896

The 1896 UK penny obverse features

the robed bust of the older Queen Victoria

facing left, adorned with jewellery and

wearing a tiara beneath a veil (veiled head).

The legend reads: 'VICTORIA-DEI-GRA

-BRITT-REGINA-FID-DEF-IND-IMP-'


The reverse shows the helmed Britannia

seated facing right, holding a trident, hand

resting on a shield, 'ONE' to the left, 'PENNY'

to the right, and the date below.


Further detail in notes

UK penny


King George III

(1760 - 1820)


King George IV

(1820 - 1830)


King William IV

(1830 - 1837)


Queen Victoria

(1838 - 1901)


King Edward VII

(1902 - 1910)


King George V

(1911 - 1936)


King George VI

(1937 - 1952)


Queen Elizabeth II

(1953 - 1967)

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Victorian penny


young head, page 1

(1839 - 1853)


young head, page 2

(1854 - 1860)


bun head, page 1

(1860 - 1869)


bun head, page 2

(1870 - 1879)


bun head, page 3

(1880 - 1894)


old veiled head

(1895 - 1901)

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Abbreviation guide
VG Very Good
F Fine
VF Very Fine
EF Extremely Fine
aUnc about Uncirculated
Unc Uncirculated

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