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Proof Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 4675

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

A shilling is a 12 pence coin. 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: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.637 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: victoria 1880, exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, uuyyyyhfr
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: proof
DateEra: 1880 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left, ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D:
Reverse Description: Within an open wreath of laurel and oak leaves below a crown in two lines, ONE / SHILLING; below, 1880
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
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 3907 Pages

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