There was no 1861 British Florin (Two Shillings) minted.
Canada doesn't have any cents dated 1861.
Please ask one question a time. Use the format "What is the value of an 1860 British Penny" and you should get an answer.
A British 1861 Maundy Penny, uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £15 GBP. If it has been circulated but still in good condition, it might fetch anything up to £7 GBP. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate valuation.
the 1861 Confederate penny was made of copper or nickel
All British Pennies from 1860 to 1967 were made from bronze. All British Proof Pennies from 1860 to 1967, with a few exceptions, were made from bronze. Gold Proof coins were minted in 1861 and 1967. If you have a gold Penny, it will be because somebody has plated it. Modified coins have no collector value. Alternatively, 1901 was a significant year due to the death of Queen Victoria. You may have a "Penny" like medallion or some other memorial type souvenir.
With the possible exception of traders tokens (with the traders business name on them), there were no "Australian" pennies minted prior to 1911. The only Pennies circulating in Australia prior to 1911 were British Pennies.
U.K. coins with the denomination "new penny" were only issued from 1971 to 1981. Please check again and post a new question.
Penny Illustrated Paper was created in 1861.
An uncirculated 1861 Indian head penny is worth %162. A penny in good condition is only worth $20. These prices are good as of January 2014.
The Royal Mint produced no British Five Pound coins from 1840 to 1886 inclusive.
A British 1861 Penny is a bronze coin 30.81 mm in diameter, and weighing 9.422 grams. It will have a left facing image of Queen Victoria on the obverse and a right facing seated figure of Briatannia on the reverse. British coins do no have the country name on them. Pictures of a specific coin are difficult to come by, but the 1862 coin shown in the link below is similar. There are a lot of minor differences between the two coins and there are at least 16 variants of the 1861 coin.
Anytime one is trying to determine a coin's worth, you must be aware of thast specific coins's mint state (condition): for example, a 1861 Indian Head Penny is worth 25 dollars in good condition , but is worth $225 in a mint state of 50 (AU50).
Queen Victoria appears on the obverse of all British Pennies from 1839 to 1901 inclusive. The reverse features a seated figure of Britannia with trident and shield. Varied representations of Britannia have appeared on British coins for hundreds of years.
I'll use the crystal ball and suggest that you have a British Penny or Half-Penny. The "head" on one side is that of Queen Victoria. What you suspected as a "seated liberty" is an interpretation of the goddess Brittania.
One Halfpenny GBP in 1861 had the purchasing power of about £0.13 GBP today.
A British 1861 Halfpenny (HALF spelled as HALP in error), if it has been circulated but still in good condition, it might fetch anything from £150 to £380 GBP. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate valuation.
All authentic Confederate Cents are date 1861 with values of more than $100,000.00 Many replicas have been made.
You do not specify a particular coin The links below show an 1861 Halfpenny and an 1861 Threepence.
The last large cents were dated 1857. If your coin is dated 1861 it could be a British penny (not a cent), a private token, or a Civil War piece. Please post a new question with more details about its design and size.
A British 1861 Sovereign, uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £400 GBP. If it has been circulated but still in good condition, it might fetch anything from bullion value to £220 GBP. A British 1861 Sovereign (Roman I in date), circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £225 to £1,100 GBP. NOTE - The reverse of these coins is upside down to the obverse. This is normal. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate valuation.
The 1861 Liberty Seated quarter has a average starting value of $25.00. But if it's a 2005 Kansas State quarter, just spend it.
A British 1861 Maundy set, uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £225 GBP. If it is in less than mint condition, it might fetch anything up to £110 GBP. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate valuation.