Summary

1/2 Penny, Issued by, Jamaica, 1880
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Within a beaded circle, a diademed head of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN; below between two roses, 1880

Reverse Description

Within a beaded circle a shield bearing the arms and crest of the colony, around below on scroll INDUS UTERQUE SERVIET UNI; around, JAMAICA HALF PENNY

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

This coin formed part of the Melbourne Mint's exhibits at the 1880 and 1888 International Exhibitions

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