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National Currency Collection

Canada, Victoria, 1 cent : 1859

Item Details

Categorization

Collection
Coin
Class
Modern
Name
Base metal
Form
Circulating

Locations

Country
Canada
Province
Province of Canada

Denominations

1 cent

Dates

Issuing date
1859

Authorities

Ruler
Victoria

Issuing authority
Province of Canada

Designs

Subject Obverse
Victoria - queen - monarchy

Production Types

Mint
Royal Mint
Mark
None

Designer
Leonard C. Wyon
Mark
None

Detail Type

Variety
Narrow 9 over 58 in date

Specifications

Edge Treatment
Plain edge

Measurements

Object

Diameter
25.4mm

Materials

Object
Copper

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