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Proof Coin - 1 Cent, Mauritius, 1953 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 14246

Proof 1 Cent, Issued by Mauritius, 1953
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
First issue in the name of Queen Elizabeth II
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 18 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 1.952 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, 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: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1953 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Crowned bust of the queen facing right; around, QUEEN ELIZABETH THE SECOND; artist's initials, CT, incuse on bust truncation
Reverse Description: At centre within a bead circle, 1; around above, MAURITIUS; around below, ONE CENT 1953
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Mauritius, 1953
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1953
Artist: Mr Cecil Thomas, Great Britain, 1953
References: KM#31
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009, 1421 Pages

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