5 Cents, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1864
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Lauteate head of the Queen, with plait of hair running below the ear, facing left; around, VICTORIA D:G: REG: NEW BRUNSWICK.
At centre within wreath of sweet maple and below a crown, 5 / CENTS / 1864
The Colony of New Brunswick adopted the decimal system in 1860 equating its dollar to the gold dollar of the United States of America.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
15 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.14 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.