Proof 1/26 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1871
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Head of the Queen facing left wearing coronet ornamented with oak leaves; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, 1871
Square ornamented shield charged with three leopards, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another); around, STATES OF JERSEY ONE TWENTY-SIXTH OF A SHILLING
Dr. Howat acquired this coin at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926. It had formed part of the Mint's exhibit at the 1879-80 Sydney International Exhibition being provided to the Mint by the Royal Mint, London for that purpose.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
24.3 (Outside Diameter), 4.682 g (Weight)
Pridmore 33A KM#4
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1965. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies., 43 - 59 Pages
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., 424 - 428 Pages
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.