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What are the dimensions of British Queen Victoria coins?

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April 12, 2011 9:50AM

The dimensions of British coins issued during the reign of Queen Victoria are -

Quarter-Farthing - copper - diameter = 13.5 mm, weight = 1.175 grams.

Third-Farthing (1844) - copper - diameter = 16 mm, weight = 1.564 grams.

Third-Farthing (1866-1885) - bronze - diameter = 15.5 mm, weight = 0.946 grams.

Half-Farthing - copper - diameter = 18 mm, weight = 2.313 grams.

Farthing - (1838-1860) copper - diameter = 22 mm, weight = 4.7 grams.

Farthing - (1860-1895) bronze - diameter = 20 mm, weight = 2.84 grams.

Farthing - (1895-1901) bronze - diameter = 20 mm, weight = 2.857 grams.

Halfpenny - (1838-1860) copper - diameter = 28 mm, weight = 9.457 grams.

Halfpenny - (1860-1894) bronze - diameter = 26 mm, weight = 5.693 grams.

Halfpenny - (1895-1901) bronze - diameter = 26 mm, weight = 5.644 grams.

Penny - (1841-1860) copper - diameter = 34 mm, weight = 18.82 grams.

Penny - (1860-1894) bronze - diameter = 30.81 mm, weight = 9.442 grams.

Penny - (1895-1901) bronze - diameter = 30.81 mm, weight = 9.467 grams.

Three Halfpence - sterling silver - diameter = 12 mm, weight = 0.7 grams.

Threepence - sterling silver - diameter = 16 mm, weight = 1.414 grams.

Fourpence (Groat) - sterling silver - diameter = 16 mm, weight = 1.87 grams.

Sixpence - sterling silver - diameter = 19 mm, weight = 3.01 grams.

Shilling - sterling silver - diameter = 23.5 mm, weight = 5.65 grams.

Florin (Two Shillings)(1849-1887) - sterling silver - diameter = 30 mm, weight = 11.35 grams.

Florin (Two Shillings)(1887-1892) - sterling silver - diameter = 29.5 mm, weight = 11.3 grams.

Florin (Two Shillings)(1893-1901) - sterling silver - diameter = 28.5 mm, weight = 11.3 grams.

Halfcrown - sterling silver - diameter = 32 mm, weight = 14.1 grams.

Double-Florin (Four Shillings)(1887-1890) - sterling silver - diameter = 36 mm, weight = 22.62 grams.

Crown (Five Shillings)(1844-1847) - sterling silver - diameter = 38 mm, weight = 28.35 grams.

Crown (Five Shillings)(1887-1901) - sterling silver - diameter = 38.6 mm, weight = 28.35 grams.

Half-Sovereign - 22 carat gold - diameter = 19.3 mm, weight = 3.99 grams.

Sovereign - 22 carat gold - diameter = 22.05 mm, weight = 7.9881 grams.