Canadian One Cent

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Date:1859

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Canadian bronze one cent, 1859

Diameter 26mm

The obverse features the laureate bust of Queen Victoria facing left within a central beaded ring. The inscription around the outside reads, 'VICTORIA DEI GRATIA REGINA/ CANADA', Latin for 'Victoria By the Grace of God Queen/ Canada'. The reverse features the denomination above the date within a central beaded ring. There is a full wreath around the outside.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M469.1920.156 (66/16469)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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