Proof 1/48 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1877
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Head of the Queen facing left wearing coronet ornamented with oak leaves; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, a star
Plain Heater-shaped shield charged with three lions, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another) dividing the date 1877; around, STATES OF JERSEY ONE 48TH OF A SHILLING
Supplied to the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint for its display in the 1880 International Exhibition. This coin was retained and used again in the 1888 Centennial International Exhibition.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
20 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.765 g (Weight)
Pridmore 54B KM#6
[Book] Pridmore, Fred. 1965. The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies., 43 - 59 Pages
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