Proof silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

This proof was part of the Melbourne Mint's exhibit at the 1880 and 1888 Melbourne International Exhibitions as part of an 1879 proof set, halfcrown to farthing.

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen facing left, ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D:

Reverse Description

Within an open wreath of laurel and oak leaves below a crown in two lines, SIX / PENCE; below, 1879

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