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Coin - Halfcrown, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1844 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1038

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

A halfcrown is a 2 shillings and 6 pence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 32 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.099 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1844 AD
Denomination: Halfcrown
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left, ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA; below, 1844
Reverse Description: Within an open laurel wreath, crowned shield quartered with arms of England (1 and 4); Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain, 1844
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1844
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3888 Pages

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