The British government issued milled copper coins stamped with the image of Britannia in London, England in 1672. Earlier copper coins were issued from private not state minters.
- British Copper Coinage: Introduction – Coin and Currency Collections
For a listing of all denominations of both hammered and milled English coins … Charles II (1660-1685) first produced copper halfpence and farthings in 1672.
- Britannia First Appeared on British Coins in 1672 – 24Carat
The 1672 Farthing – The First British Coin to Feature Britannia … These Charles II copper coins were milled coins, struck using machinery, under the guidance of …
- Charles II, Farthing, 1672 – Great Britain – Copper and … – Baldwin’s
Charles II (1660-85), Farthing, 1672, short haired laureate and cuirassed bust left, … Back To Great Britain – Copper and Bronze