Proof 50 Cents, Issued by, Newfoundland, Canada, 1880
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Laureate head of the Queen, with plait of hair falling below the ear, facing left; around below, NEWFOUNDLAND; around above, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA
At centre within beaded circle, 50 / CENTS / 1880; around, an ornamental border of interlinking curves
Part of the Melbourne Mint exhibit at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition and the1888 International Centennial Exhibition, Melbourne.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
30 mm (Outside Diameter), 11.738 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., 311-2 Pages