Proof 1/52 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1861
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen facing left wearing plain fillet in hair; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, 1861; the artist's initials, WW, incuse on neck truncation

Reverse Description

Square ornamented shield charged with three leopards, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another); around, STATES OF JERSEY 1/52 OF A SHILLING

Edge Description



Dr. Howat acquired this coin at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926. It had formed part of the Mint's exhibit at the 1879-80 Sydney International Exhibition being provided to the Mint by the Royal Mint, London for that purpose.

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