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Coin - 1/52 Shilling, Jersey, Channel Islands, 1841 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13821

1/52 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1841
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
Copper issues of Jessey were withdrawn from circulation in 1869
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 22 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 4.315 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, 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 - Jersey
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1841 AD
Denomination: 1/52 Shilling
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left wearing plain fillet in hair; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, 1841; the artist's initials, WW, incuse on neck truncation
Reverse Description: Square ornamented shield charged with three leopards, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another); around, STATES OF JERSEY 1/52 OF A SHILLING
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Jersey, 1841
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1841
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London, 1841
References: Pridmore 52
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations, Part 3, West Indies, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1965, 43 - 59 Pages
  2. [Book], Jerome Remick, British Commonwealth Coins, Regency Coin and Stamp Co. Ltd., Winnipeg, 1971, 424 - 428 Pages
  3. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 793 - 794 Pages

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