1/13 Shilling, Issued by Jersey, 1871
Minted by Royal Mint, London

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen facing left wearing coronet ornamented with oak leaves; around, VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D:; below, 1871; the artist's initials, L.C.W, incuse on neck truncation

Reverse Description

Square ornamented shield charged with three leopards, passant guardant in pale (ie. walking to left with heads facing viewer arranged beneath one another); around, STATES OF JERSEY ONE THIRTEENTH OF A SHILLING

Edge Description



Supplied to the Melbourne Branch of the Royal Mint for its display in the 1880 International Exhibition. This coin was retained and used again in the 1888 Centennial International Exhibition.

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