Have a challenge for some of you

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Murillo, Sep 9, 2021.

  1. Murillo

    Murillo Active Member

    Hello everyone,

    Going through my father in law's Canadian coin's and trying to figure out what they are. I was able to get through some of his pennies, quarters, nickels, dollars, and dimes but there are a few that are in bad shape.

    So I'm wondering if someone could possibly tell me what this coin is, I can read the word six pence on the back of this coin and on the front I see the letter O. Can someone identify this coin and maybe get a close date?

    Thank you
     

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  3. SensibleSal66

    SensibleSal66 U.S Casual Collector / Error Collector

    No clue. It's toast . Calling @spirityoda . Need help>>>
     
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  4. scottishmoney

    scottishmoney Unwell Unknown Unmembered Supporter

    Great Britain Queen Victoria sixpence, bunhead so pre-1887.
     
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  5. Southernman189

    Southernman189 Well-Known Member

    yeah I saw it was British but that was as far as I could go
     
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  6. spirityoda

    spirityoda Coin Junky Supporter

    I agree on Great Britain.
     
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  7. The Eidolon

    The Eidolon Well-Known Member

    Looks like a Victoria UK 6 pence to me as well.
    Here's one of mine with some others for size and design comparison.
    ob copy.jpg Rev copy.jpg
     
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  8. manny9655

    manny9655 Well-Known Member

    @Murillo That's a very worn "D", not an "O". The inscription reads, "Victoria D(ei) G(ratia) Brittaniar(um) Regina F(idei): D(efensor):. Translated from Latin, it means "Victoria, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith".
     
  9. Murillo

    Murillo Active Member

    Wow!! Thank you!!
     
  10. Murillo

    Murillo Active Member

    Amazing! This is why I joined this site, so many experts who can help. Thank you!
     
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