Q10 - Identifying the Victorian Obverses?
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I have listed the obverses below and tried to identify the main differences, they are in date order.

Obverse Design 1 - (5 Berries)

Found on: (1860 only)

Beaded Border/Toothed Border Comparison View at x60

Note: I can only find four due to the weak strikes on this type, if anyone can point out where the fifth berry is located, it would be appreciated!!!

Obverse Design 2 - (4 Berries)

Found On: (1860 & 1861)

Beaded Border/Toothed Border Comparison View at x60

Linear circle not complete below bust  View at x60

Obverse Design 3 - (5 Berries)

Found on: (1860 - 1873 & 1875)

5 Berries with stem visible View at x60

Linear circle now complete below bust  View at x60

Fine nape hair now present View at x60

Full brooch View at x60

Obverse Design 4 - (4 Berries)

Found on: (1874)

Thicker Neck

Coarse Nape Hair  View at x60

Partial Brooch  View at x60

Upper Lip  View at x60

Obverse Design 5 - (4 Berries)

Found on: (1875 - 1881)

Smaller Nose View at x60

Nostril Less Curved View at x60

Upper Lip  View at x60

Obverse Design 6 - (3 Berries)

Found on: (1880 & 1881)

Deep Oval Nostril View at x60

Obverse Design 7 - (3 Berries)

Found on: (1881 - 1895)

Hook nose View at x60

Nose tip View at x60

Long thin open nostril View at x60

 

 

 

 

 

 

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