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Coin - Groat (Maundy), Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1884 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1781

Summary:
Silver Maundy coin; Denomination: Groat
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

A groat is a 4 pence coin, groats struck for normal circulation have a seated Britannia on the reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 17 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.890 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: maundy money
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Maundy
DateEra: 1884 AD
Denomination: Groat
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left, wearing ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:
Reverse Description: At centre within an open oak wreath; the numeral 4; above, crown; the numeral dividing the date 1884
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain, 1884
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1884
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3917 Pages

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