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Proof Coin - 5 Cents, Seychelles, 1948 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14759

Summary:
Proof 5 Cents, Issued by Seychelles, 1948
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 28 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.664 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: british commonwealth coins, british commonwealth and empire coins
Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, The Royal Mint, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Seychelles
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1948 AD
Denomination: 5 Cents
Obverse Description: Crowned head of the king facing left; around, KING GEORGE THE SIXTH; the artist's initials, PM, below the neck truncation
Reverse Description: Within a circle of beads, 5; around, SEYCHELLES FIVE CENTS 1948
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Seychelles, 1948
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1948
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#7
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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