Jersey 1/26 Shilling

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Date:1861

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Jersey bronze 1/26 shilling, 1861

Diameter 27mm

The obverse features the bust of Queen Victoria facing left. The inscription reads 'VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D', Latin meaning 'Victoria By the Grace of God Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith'. The date is below. The reverse features a shield bearing the three lions of England and the inscription 'STATES OF JERSEY/ 1/26 OF A SHILLING'.

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Donor ref:LEAMG : M469.1920.121 (66/16431)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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