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Specimen Coin - 1 Cent, Newfoundland, 1880 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 12842

Summary:
1 Cent, Issued by, Newfoundland, Canada, 1880
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Statement Of Significance:
Part of the Melbourne Mint exhibit at the 1880 and 1888 International Exhibitions, Melbourne.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 25 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.649 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: exhibitions melbourne international 1880-1881, exhibitions melbourne international centennial 1888-1889, 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, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Newfoundland
Tertiary Classification: specimen strikes
Series: Decimal
DateEra: 1880 AD
Denomination: 1 Cent
Obverse Description: Laureate and draped bust of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA D: G: REG:
Reverse Description: At centre within a circle of beads and wreath of oak and pitcher plant, crown above the date 1880; around above, ONE CENT; below, NEWFOUNDLAND
Edge Description: plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Province of Newfoundland, Canada, 1880
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1880
Artist: T Minton, Great Britain
Artist: Thomas Morehen
References: KM#1
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, 311-2 Pages

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