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Coin - 1 Penny, New Brunswick, Canada, 1843 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12874

1 Penny, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1843
Minted by Boulton, Watt Company, Soho, Birmingham
Statement Of Significance:
This issue was authorised by the local legislature but not authorised by the Colonial Office. 498,576 pieces were struck and placed into circulation in New Brunswick. A second issue dated 1854 passed through the correct channels in Britain at which time this issue was called 'irregular'.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 34 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 17.349 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, prince edward
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Canada - New Brunswick
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1843 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: Coroneted head of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA; below, 1843
Reverse Description: A three masted frigate facing left, flying the Union Jack; above, NEW BRUNSWICK; below ONE PENNY TOKEN
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Colony of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, Canada, 1843
mint: Soho (Mint), Great Britain, 1843
References: KM#2
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

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