Proof 2 Dollars, Issued by, Newfoundland, Canada, 1880
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Laureate head of the Queen, with plait of hair falling below the ear, facing left; around below, . NEWFOUNDLAND; around above, VICTORIA D: G: REG:
At centre within beaded circle, 2 / DOLLARS / 1880; around above, TWO HUNDRED CENTS; around below, ONE HUNDRED PENCE
Part of the Melbourne Mint exhibit at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition and the1888 International Centennial Exhibition, Melbourne.
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
18 mm (Outside Diameter), 3.326 g (Weight)
KM#5 W.K. Cross, 'Canadian Coins', The Charlton Press, Toronto, 2005, p185
[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., 311-2 Pages