Proof 20 Cents, Issued by, Newfoundland, Canada, 1888
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 D:G: REG:
At centre within beaded circle, 5 / CENTS / 1888; around, an ornamental border of interlinking curves (Arabic 1 in date)
Part of the Melbourne Mint exhibit at the 1888 International Centennial Exhibition, Melbourne.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
23 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.709 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