Proof 1 Cent, Issued by, New Brunswick, Canada, 1861
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of the Queen facing left; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRIT: REG: F:D:

Reverse Description

Within a wreath of roses and mayflowers, a beaded circle around a crown above the date 1861; around above, ONE CENT; below, NEW BRUNSWICK

Edge Description



This coin was provided to the Melbourne Mint by the Royal Mint, London to be part of the mint's exhibit at the 1880 Melbourne International Exhibition. It was retained after that exhibition closed and was used again in the 1888 Centennial International Exhibition.

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