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1848 Penny  Aa - (no overdate)

  All examples of this type seen, so far,

have the 4 slightly double struck.

The 1 is over a gap

The 4 is over the 'double' tooth 

The 'last' 8 is over a tooth. 

9 teeth

 

 

 

1848 Penny Ab - (no overdate)

The '1st' 8 of the date is inverted

(Hard to see !)

The smaller circle of the 8 is at 

the bottom where as normally 

it would be at the top !

The 1 is over a gap

The 4 is over the 'double' tooth 

The 'last' 8 is over a tooth. 

9 teeth

1848 Penny Ac - (No overdate)

The 4 is below below the 

imaginary baseline.

The 1 is over a gap

The 4 is over a gap and to the

right of the 'double' tooth 

The 'last' 8 is over a gap. 

The 'last' 8 is over a tooth. 

9 teeth

1848 Penny Ad - (No overdate).

The date aligns on the 

imaginary baseline.

The 1 is over a tooth

The 4 is over a gap and to the

right of the 'double' tooth 

The 'last' 8 is over a gap. 

9 teeth

1848 Penny Ae - (No overdate)

The 1 & 1st 8 are double struck.

The 1 is over a tooth

The 4 is to the right of the

'double' tooth 

The 'last' 8 is over a tooth. 

9 teeth

 

1848 Penny Af - (No overdate)

Similar to Ad  but the foot of the 1

is worn as is the foot of the 4.

The 1 is over a tooth

The 4 is over a gap and to the

right of the 'double' tooth 

The 'last' 8 is over a gap. 

9 teeth

CP 1848 A (Plain date - over overstrike) - Date

Type Aa & Ab have the 1 over a gap. The 4 over the double tooth.

Type Ac has the 1 over a gap. The 4 is over a gap and to the right of the 'double' tooth 

Type Ad; Ae & Af have the 1 over a tooth. The 4 is over a gap or to the right of the 'double' tooth.

 

CP 1848 A (Plain date - over overstrike) - Obverse

 

1848 Penny Ab - (No overdate).

    The I of DEI has been double struck.

Slightly higher and to the right.

Seen, so far, only with date Type Ab

           

CP 1848 B (Date - last 8 over 6)

1848 penny B - 8 over 6

CP 1848 C & D (Date - last 8 over 7)

    

1848 penny C - 8 over 7 (Type 1)

Down bar of 7 runs through the 

centre of the lower 8 'circle'.

The numerals are on the 

imaginary baseline.

1848 penny Ca - 8 over 7 (Type 1) as per 'C'

but with all the numerals double struck !

The more raised numerals are struck 

to the right of the lower numerals.

The numerals are on the 

imaginary baseline.

Picture as sent in by R.S. (Feb. 2018)

1848 penny Cb - 8 over 7 (Type 1) as per 'C'

but with all the numerals double struck !

The more raised numerals are struck 

to the left of the lower numerals

The numerals are on the 

imaginary baseline.

 

1848 Penny D - 8 over 7 (Type 2) 

Down bar of 7 runs slightly right of 

centre of the lower 8 'circle'.

The 7 is more clearly defined.

More details below.

1848 penny Da - 8 over 7 (Type 2) 

Down bar of 7 runs slightly right of 

centre of the lower 8 'circle'.

Possibly a worn version of D !?

 

1848 Penny D - 8 over 7 (Type 1) Down bar of 7 runs slightly right of centre of the lower 8 'circle'.

The top bar of the 7 shows very clearly inside the top section of the 8. 

The front lower tip of the 7 shows outside the top circle of the 8 at the mid point. 

The back of the 7 shows at the mid point, on the right hand side of the 8.

The sloping down bar of the 7 shows clearly in the right lower section of the 8 - touching the inner side of the 8.

Lastly a small fraction of the foot of the 7 shows below the lower circle of the 8.

The 4 is just below the imaginary baseline.

 

   

1848 penny C - 8 over 7 (Type 1)

- with 'E' of DEF double struck.

Enlarged example of

'E' of DEF double struck

 

 

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