Australia New South Wales Sydney
Dump, 15 Pence 1813
Ref. Mira dies A/1
Production continued into 1814 but no new dies for that date were cut.
A circular silver coin (19 mm diameter with milled edge) bearing on the obverse a crown with the words around above, NEW SOUTH WALES; and the date below, 1813. The reverse features the denomination FIFTEEN PENCE in two lines seperated by the engraver's initial H ( on this example this is difficult to see)
At centre a crown, around above, NEW SOUTH WALES; below, 1813. The cross on top of the crown is symetrical and points between the letters TH of SOUTH.
Legend in two lines; FIFTEEN / PENCE with artist's initial, a tiny letter H between, cannot be clearly seen on this example. The words are 4.5 mm apart
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Obverse: NEW SOUTH WALES 1813 Reverse: FIFTEEN PENCE H
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.463 g (Weight)
Mira dies A/1
[Book] Mira, William J. & Noble, W J. 1988. The Holey Dollars of New South Wales.