Canadian One Cent

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Canada, New Brunswick one cent, copper, 1861

Diameter 25mm

The obverse features the 'bun head' bust of Queen Victoria facing left. The inscription reads 'VICTORIA D:G: BRITT: REG: F:D:', Latin, abbreviated meaning 'Victoria By the Grace of God Queen of the Britains, Defender of the Faith'. The reverse features a crown and the date within a central ring. An outer ring contains a wreath of roses and the inscription 'ONE CENT/NEW BRUNSWICK'.


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Donor ref:LEAMG : M995.1926.68 (66/16598)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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