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Coin - 10 Cents, Mauritius, 1897 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14195

Summary:
10 Cents, Issued by Mauritius, 1897
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
This was the last year that a silver 10 cent was issued by Mauritius. It was replaced fifty years later by a copper-nickel scalloped edge coin in 1947.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 16 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.159 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 above, MAURITIUS; around below, TEN CENTS - 1897
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Mauritius, 1897
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1897
References: KM#10.1
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006, 823 Pages

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