Proof 1 Cent, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1861
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Laureate bust of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRIT: REG: F:D:
Within a wreath of roses and mayflowers, a beaded circle around a crown above the date 1861; around above, ONE CENT; below, NEW BRUNSWICK
Dr. William Howat donation, 1926. Dr. Howat acquired this coin at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926. It had formed part of the Mint's exhibit at the 1879-80 Sydney International Exhibition being provided to the Mint by the Royal Mint, London for that purpose.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Dr William Howat, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
25 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.633 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2006. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900.