Proof 1/52 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1861
Minted by Royal Mint, London
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
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
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.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
22 mm (Outside Diameter), 4.41 g (Weight)
Pridmore 53 KM#1
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1965. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies., 43 - 59 Pages
[Book] Remick, Jerome. 1971. British Commonwealth Coins., 424 - 428 Pages
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.