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1864 Nova Scotia 1-Cent Large Penny Coin (VG)

Item: #1864-NS-1C    |    Mfr: The Royal Mint    |   #1864-NS-1C

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Tags: 1864, 1-Cent, Penny

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1864 Nova Scotia 1-Cent Large Penny Coin (VG)

 

Large Cents - Victoria (1861 - 1864)

In 1859, Nova Scotia adopted a monetary system of dollars and cents, but set its dollar at the rate of $5 per L sterling. Only cents and half cents were issued prior to Confederation in 1867.

 

Obverse

The obverse, with a laureated bust of Victoria, is identical to the New Brunswick coins of the same denomination. The designer and engraver was L.C. Wyon.

Coin depicts the design of Queen Victoria, based on a portrait model. Inscriptions as follows:
"VICTORIA D.G. BRITT:REG.F.D:" translated from Latin meaning: Victoria, by the Grace of God, Queen of the Britains, Defender of the Faith.
 

Reverse

The reverse design features a wreath consisting of both roses and mayflowers. The mayflower beign the Provincial flower of Nova Scotia.

 

Packaging

1864 Nova Scotia 1-Cent Large Penny Coin comes in condition as titled.
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Specifications

Mintage: 800,000
Composition: 95% copper, 4% tin, 1% zinc
Finish: Circulation
Weight: 5.67 g
Diameter: 25.4 mm
Magnetism: Nonmagnetic
Face Value: 1 cent
Die axis: ↑↓
Mint mark: -

 

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