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Coin - 5 Cents, New Brunswick, Canada, 1864 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12884

Summary:
5 Cents, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1864
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
The Colony of New Brunswick adopted the decimal system in 1860 equating its dollar to the gold dollar of the United States of America.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.140 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 - New Brunswick
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1864 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Lauteate head of the Queen, with plait of hair running below the ear, facing left; around, VICTORIA D:G: REG: NEW BRUNSWICK.
Reverse Description: At centre within wreath of sweet maple and below a crown, 5 / CENTS / 1864
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Colony of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, 1864
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1864
Artist: Leonard Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain
References: KM#7
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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