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Coin - 2 Cents, Mauritius, 1922 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14224

2 Cents, Issued by Mauritius, 1922
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
This coin forms part of a 1922 set of bronze coins supplied to the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint for their reference collection by the RoyalMint, London. There are die polishing marks on the coins suggesting a specimen set, the rims are not up to Royal Mint proof standards of that era.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 3.911 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, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Mauritius
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1922 AD
Denomination: 2 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned and draped bust of the King facing left, the King is wearing the Imperial Crown and the ermine Robe of State, the Collar of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, and the Badge of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath; around, GEORGE V KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; on bust truncation, the artist's initials, BM
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 2; around, MAURITIUS . TWO CENTS 1922 .
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Mauritius, 1922
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1922
References: KM#13
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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