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Coin - 8 Doubles, Guernsey, Channel Islands, 1864 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12700

Summary:
8 Doubles, Issued by, Guernsey, 1864
Minted by Henry Jay & Co., Birmingham, England
Statement Of Significance:
first bronze issue
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 31 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 8.177 g (Weight)

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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: Great Britain - Guernsey
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Pre-decimal
DateEra: 1864 AD
Denomination: 8 Doubles
Obverse Description: Shield of arms of Guernsey, three lions to left; around above, GUERNESEY; below, open laurel wreath (1 stalk to sprigs above shield)
Reverse Description: Within open laurel wreath in three lines, 8 DOUBLES 1864
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: States of Guernsey, Guernsey, 1864
Mint: Henry Jay & Co., Great Britain, 1864
References: KM#7
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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