Proof 1 Penny, Issued by Isle of Man, 1859
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Head of Queen Victoria facing left, plain bands in hair; below, 1860; around above, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA

Reverse Description

Arms of Isle of Man - the triskelis: three legs joined at the upper part of the thigh, flexed, garnished and spurred; around, QVOCVNQVE IECERIS STABIT (wherever you throw, it will stand)

Edge Description



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 Sydney 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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