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Coin - 1 Cent, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1861 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 7565

1 Cent, Issued by, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1861
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
In 1859 Nova Scotia adopted the decimal system. Their dollar would equal 1/5 th of a pound sterling.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.526 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 - Nova Scotia
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1861 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRIT: REG: F:D:
Reverse Description: Within a wreath of roses and mayflowers, a beaded circle around a crown above the date 1861; around above, ONE CENT; below, NOVA SCOTIA
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Government of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1861
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1861
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1861
References: KM#8.2
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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