Silver Maundy coin; Denomination: Groat
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901).

A groat is a 4 pence coin, groats struck for the Maundy ceremony have the numeral 4 on the reverse, normal circulation groats have a seated Britannia. This coin was part of the Melbourne Mint's exhibit at the 1880 and 1888 Melbourne International Exhibitions as part of an 1879 proof set, halfcrown to farthing.

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen facing left, wearing ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:

Reverse Description

At centre within an open oak wreath; the numeral 4; above, crown; the numeral dividing the date 1879

Edge Description


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