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Coin - 1 Cent, Canada, 1858 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 7651

Summary:
1 Cent, Issued by, Province of Canada, 1858
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
By the Act 16 Vict. c.158 of 1853 the denominations for the coinage of the Province of Canada was set as dollars, cents and mils. The Province of Canada was created by the joining of Upper and Lower Canada in 1840-41. It ceased to exist fith the formation of modern Canada in 1867 with it joined with Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to form the Dominion of Canada.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.499 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Leonard Charles Wyon, Engraver (1826-1891), Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1858 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Within a beaded circle, laureate head of the Queen, with plait of hair falling below the ear, facing left; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA; below, CANADA
Reverse Description: Within a serpentine wreath of maple and beaded circle in three lines, ONE / CENT / 1858; above, a crown
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Province of Canada, Canada, 1858
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1858
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
References: KM#1
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006
  2. [Book], Mr William Hocking - Royal Mint, London Operative, Catalogue of the Coins, Tokens, Medals, Dies and Seals in the Museum of the Royal Mint, London, 1906, 305-7 Pages

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