10 Cents, Issued by Mauritius, 1897
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Diademed head of the queen facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads, 10; around above, MAURITIUS; around below, TEN CENTS - 1897

Edge Description



This was the last year that a silver 10 cent was issued by Mauritius. It was replaced fifty years later by a copper-nickel scalloped edge coin in 1947.

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