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Pattern Coin - 1 Penny, Griqua Town, circa 1890 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14689

Pattern 1 Penny, Issued by Griqua Town (also written as Griquatown), South Africa, no date but believed to have been struck in 1890
Minted by Otto, Nolte & Co., Berlin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.892 g (Weight)
Dimension Comment: 5.490 originally given as weight is the weight of NU 14684

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: South Africa
Tertiary Classification: pattern strikes
DateEra: 1890 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen wearing head band facing left; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:
Reverse Description: A bird with wings extended holding branch in its beak; above, GRIQUA; below, TOWN
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: South Africa, 1890
Mint: Otto, Nolte & Co., Berlin, Germany, 1890
Artist: L Lauer, Nuremburg, Bavaria, Germany, 1890
References: Remick T2
  1. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 265-266 Pages

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