Proof 1 Cent, Issued by, Newfoundland, Canada, 1873
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Laureate and draped bust of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA D: G: REG:

Reverse Description

At centre within a circle of beads and wreath of oak and pitcher plant, crown above the date 1873; around above, ONE CENT; below, NEWFOUNDLAND

Edge Description



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.

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