10 Cents, Issued by Mauritius, 1897
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Diademed head of the queen facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
At centre within a circle of beads, 10; around, MAURITIUS . TEN CENTS 1897 .
This coin forms part of a set of 1897 coins provided to the Melbourne Mint for their reference collection by the Royal Mint, London. The reverse shows a number of cracks in the die.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
15 mm (Outside Diameter), 1.167 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.
[Book] Hocking, William J. 1906. Catalogue of the Coins, Tokens, Medals, Dies and Seals in the Museum of the Royal Mint.