COVID UPDATE: Effective Dec 26th, offering curbside pick-up only. No in-store browsing.

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

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




Availability: Out Of Stock



Tags: 1864, 1-Cent, Penny

A Special Notice From Coins Unlimited

Effective December 26th, Coins Unlimited is only offering curbside pick-up. There will be no in-store browsing. Face masks are required. For online orders, please be advised all Canada Post delivery service guarantees have been suspended until further notice and you may experience longer transit time delays.
Kindest regards and please stay safe.

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.



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.


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



1864 Nova Scotia 1-Cent Large Penny Coin comes in condition as titled.
Note: Photos of this item are stock images only.



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: -



Coins Unlimited offers secure shipping services worldwide via Canada Post.  Upon payment confirmation, orders ship from our store location within 1-2 business days.

View Details


Standard Return Policy:

Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment.

View Details


International Shipping:

Offering secure, timely shipping services from Canada Post.  For more information and availability regarding delivery services to your country:

View Details


Some products are not eligible for international shipment. Also, additional restrictions may apply. 


Need further assistance?  
Please contact our Customer Service line at (+1) 905-788-0376 or email us.