Proof 2 Dollars, Issued by, Newfoundland, Canada, 1872
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Laureate head of the Queen, with plait of hair falling below the ear, facing left; around below, . NEWFOUNDLAND; around above, VICTORIA D: G: REG:

Reverse Description

At centre within beaded circle, 2 / DOLLARS / 1872 around above, TWO HUNDRED CENTS; around below, ONE HUNDRED PENCE

Edge Description



Dr. Howat acquired this coin at the closure of the Sydney Mint in 1926. It had formed part of the Mint's exhibit at the 1879-80 Sydney International Exhibition being provided to the Mint by the Royal Mint, London for that purpose.

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