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



This coin was supplied by the Royal Mint, London to the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint for inclusion in its 1880 International Exhibition display. It was retained after that and used again in the 1888 Centennial Exhibition.

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