5 Cents, Issued by Mauritius, 1897
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Diademed head of the queen facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
At centre within a circle of beads, 5; around, MAURITIUS . FIVE CENTS 1897 .
This coin forms part of a set of 1897 coins provided to the Melbourne Mint for their reference collection by the Royal Mint, London
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
28.5 mm (Outside Diameter), 9.922 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.
[Book] Hocking, William J. 1906. Catalogue of the Coins, Tokens, Medals, Dies and Seals in the Museum of the Royal Mint.