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Coin - 1 Cent, Canada, 1888 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12774

Summary:
1 Cent, Issued by, Canada, 1888
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
Exhibited at the 1888 Melbourne International Centennial Exhibition by the Melbourne Mint
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.650 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, british empire coins, british commonwealth and empire coins, 1900, one cent 1900, victoria del gratia regina 5 cent
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
Tertiary Classification: specimen strikes
DateEra: 1888 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Within a beaded circle, head of the Queen facing left wearing coronet; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA; below, CANADA
Reverse Description: At centre within a beaded circle in three lines, ONE CENT 1888; around, a serpentine sweet maple wreath
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Canada, 1888
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1888
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, 132 Pages
  2. [Book], Mr William Hocking - Royal Mint, London Operative, Catalogue of the Coins, Tokens, Medals, Dies and Seals in the Museum of the Royal Mint, London, 1906, 305-307 Pages

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