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Coin - 1/13 Penny, Jersey, Channel Islands, 1844 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 13731

Summary:
1/13 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1844
Minted by Royal Mint, London
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 34 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 17.302 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, William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain - Jersey
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1844 AD
Denomination: 1/13 Penny
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen wearing ornamented fillet in hair facing left; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, 1844; the artist's initials, WW, incuse on neck truncation
Reverse Description: Square ornamented shield charged with three leopards, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another); around, STATES OF JERSEY 1/13 OF A SHILLING
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: Jersey, 1844
Mint: Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1844
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London, Great Britain, 1841
References: Pridmore 4
KM#3
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Major Fred Pridmore, The Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations Part 1, European Territories, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 1960
  2. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1801 - 1900, 2006

Comments

Antoine Clerc Posted on 07 May 2013 2:19 AM
Hi!

The title is false, it's not 1/13 penny but 1/13 shilling.

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