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1 Penny Peace and plenty - Melbourne, Victoria

1 Penny (Peace and plenty - Melbourne, Victoria) -  obverse1 Penny (Peace and plenty - Melbourne, Victoria) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Year 1858
Value 1 Penny (1/240)
Currency Trade Tokens
Composition Copper
Weight 14.7 g
Diameter 29 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Feminine character seated facing left holding a wage and a cornucopia. Ship in the background left, date at exergue

Lettering: MELBOURNE VICTORIA

Reverse

Old coat of arms of Australia surrounded by an emu and a kangaroo

Lettering:
PEACE AND PLENTY
ADVANCE AUSTRALIA

Edge

Smooth

Comments

The "Advance Australia" coat of arms is known from 1821. This version is slightly different.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1858 

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Coins Australia - Colonial 1 Penny (Peace and plenty - Melbourne, Victoria)