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Coin - 10 Cents, Mauritius, 1897 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14194

Summary:
10 Cents, Issued by Mauritius, 1897
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
This coin forms part of a set of 1897 coins provided to the Melbourne Mint for their reference collection by the Royal Mint, London. The reverse shows a number of cracks in the die.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 15 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.167 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, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Mauritius
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1897 AD
Denomination: 10 Cents
Obverse Description: Diademed head of the queen facing left; around, VICTORIA QUEEN
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads, 10; around, MAURITIUS . TEN CENTS 1897 .
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Mauritius, 1897
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1897
References: KM#10
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006
  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

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