


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 ½ 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 ½ 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 ½ 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 ½ 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 ½ 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 ½ 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 
