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Proof Coin - 1 Penny, Jamaica, 1937 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13641

Summary:
Proof 1 Penny, Issued by, Jamaica, 1937
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 7.50 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, Percy Metcalfe, Coin Designer, (1895-1970), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Jamaica
Tertiary Classification: proof strikes
Series: Proof of Record
DateEra: 1937 AD
Denomination: 1 Penny
Obverse Description: A crowned head of the King facing left; around, GEORGE VI KING AND EMPEROR OF INDIA; below head the artist's initials, PM
Reverse Description: A shield bearing the arms and crest of the colony dividing the date 1937; around below incuse on scroll INDUS UTERQUE SERVIET UNI; around, JAMAICA ONE PENNY
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Nickel Brass
Issued By: Jamaica, 1937
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
Artist: Percy Metcalfe - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1937
References: KM#29
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, 2009 Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1901 - 2000, 2009

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