5 Centimes Le Nickel

Features

Issuer New Caledonia
Period French Dependency (1853-1946)
Type Token
Year 1881
Value 5 Centimes (0.05)
Currency Token coinage (1881-1882)
Composition Copper-nickel
Weight 3.6 g
Diameter 20.4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 269780
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References X# Tn1,
George S. Cuhaj (editor); 2011. Unusual World Coins. Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA.
Lec# 3,
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Lec# 4
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Value within circle, lettering around.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
SPECIMEN "LE NICKEL" ALL:25·75
5
SOCIÉTÉ ANONYME

Reverse

Value within circle, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NICKEL DE LA NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE
5
1881

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1881  Lec3; medal orientation
1881  Lec4; coin orientation

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 5 Centimes (Le Nickel)Picture 1 of a sold 5 Centimes (Le Nickel)
Heritage Auctions
Lot #62334
Internet Archive
Jul 14, 2016 1881 – Lec3; medal orientation UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 258.50

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