1844 GB & Ireland copper farthing (Victoria)

O’Brien Coin Guide: GB & Ireland Copper Farthings (Victoria)

Background Victoria was the daughter of Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, the fourth son of King George III. Both the Duke of Kent and King George III died in 1820. She inherited the British throne at the age of 18, after her father’s three elder brothers had all died, leaving no surviving legitimate…