2 Cents - Victoria


Country Mauritius
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1877-1897
Value 2 Cents (0.02 MUR)
Currency Rupee (1877-date)
Composition Bronze
Weight 4.0 g
Diameter 23.0 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 8
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Queen Victoria facing left


Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon

Leonard Charles Wyon was a British engraver of the Victorian era most notable for his work on the gold and silver coinage struck for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 and the bronze coinage of 1860 with the second head portrait, in use from 1860 to 1894.


2 in beaded circle


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1877  2% Proof
1877 H 350,000 25% Heaton Mint
1877 H 1.2% Heaton Mint; Proof
1878  130,000 6%
1878  1.2% Proof
1882 H 150,000 6% Heaton Mint
1882 H 1.2% Heaton Mint; Proof
1883  250,000 14%
1884  250,000 13%
1884  1.8% Proof
1888  250,000 12%
1888  1.8% Proof
1890 H 250,000 35.39 16% Heaton Mint
1896  188,000 9%
1897  1,000,000 4.91 6.20 34%
1897  13.75 1.8% Proof

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