Summary

Proof 1/12 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1877
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen facing left wearing coronet ornamented with oak leaves; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, a star

Reverse Description

Plain Heater-shaped shield charged with three lions, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another) dividing the date 1877; around, STATES OF JERSEY ONE TWELFTH OF A SHILLING

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

Supplied to the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint for its display in the 1880 International Exhibition. This coin was retained and used again in the 1888 Centennial International Exhibition.

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