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Coin - Threepence (Maundy), Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4677

Summary:
Proof silver coin; Denomination: Threepence
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

This coin was part of the Melbourne Mint's exhibit at the 1880 and 1888 Melbourne International Exhibitions as part of an 1880 proof set, Sovereign to farthing.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.405 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: proof strikes
Series: Maundy
DateEra: 1880 AD
Denomination: Threepence
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left, wearing ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:
Reverse Description: At centre within an open oak wreath; the numeral 3; above, crown; the numeral dividing the date 1880
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain, 1880
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1880
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3918 Pages

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