Victoria (1837-1901), Marrian & Gausby Pattern Smith’s Decimal 10 Cents in Copper

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Victoria (1837-1901), Marrian & Gausby [Birmingham] Pattern Smith’s Decimal 10 Cents in Copper, restrike 1846, depth 7mm, young head left, toothed linear circle both sides, ‘MARRIAN & GAUSBY D. BIRM’…
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Description

Victoria (1837-1901), Marrian & Gausby [Birmingham] Pattern Smith’s Decimal 10 Cents in Copper, restrike 1846, depth 7mm, young head left, toothed linear circle both sides, ‘MARRIAN & GAUSBY D. BIRM’ below, dished rim of 4mm. Rev, legend reads SMITH ON DECIMAL CURRENCY, 1846, denomination 10 CENTS struck at centre, 73.82g (BMC.2078; Fr.816).

A very rare pattern, the normal rust spots (see Peck, p 480), one unobtrusive surface marking in front of portrait, some ghosting in legends. As struck, rare.

Specification

Period 1837 - 1901
Date Restrike 1846
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Cent

Coin Ruler

Victoria

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Copper

Mint Mark

Marrian & Gausby [Birmingham]

Weight 73.82 g

Provenance

Ex Baldwin's Fixed Price List [Adelphi Terrace]

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