20 Cents, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1862
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Laureate 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, 20 / CENTS / 1862
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 National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.603 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.