25 Centimes Le Nickel

Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Period French Dependency (1853-1946)
Type Token
Year 1881
Value 25 Centimes (0.25)
Currency Token coinage (1881-1882)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 4.42 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 126131
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References X# Tn3,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, United States.
Lec# 7,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Lec# 8,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
El Mon.# 10.3
Roland Élie; 2003. Monnaies de nécessité et jetons-monnaie : France, colonies, Monaco : 1800-2000. Association des Collectionneurs de Jetons-monnaie, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Obverse

Value within circle, lettering around.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SPECIMEN "LE NICKEL" ALL:25·75
25
· SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME ·

Reverse

Value within circle, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NICKEL DE LA NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE
25
1881

Edge

Smooth

Comments

These were tokens used for the exportation of nickel from New Caledonia.

See also

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1881  $ 190 Lec7; medal orientation
1881  Lec8; coin orientation

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)
Heritage Auctions
2008 January New York, NY Signature World Coin Auction 458
Lot #51909
Internet Archive
Jan 7, 2008 1881 – Lec7; medal orientation UNC USD 517.50
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)
Heritage Auctions
The Feeling Good Collection, Part II Monthly World and Ancient Coin Auction 271843
Lot #64260
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2018 1881 – Lec7; medal orientation AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 264.00
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)
Heritage Auctions
2016 September 8 - 13 Long Beach Expo World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 304
Lot #33751
Internet Archive
Sep 8, 2016 1881 – Lec7; medal orientation AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 199.75
Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)Picture 1 of a sold 25 Centimes (Le Nickel)
Heritage Auctions
2013 April 18-19 & 22-23 CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3024
Lot #28235
Internet Archive
Apr 18, 2013 1881 – Lec7; medal orientation XF USD 199.75

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