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½ Penny John Pettigrew & Co. - Ipswich, Queensland

½ Penny (John Pettigrew & Co. - Ipswich, Queensland) -  obverse ½ Penny (John Pettigrew & Co. - Ipswich, Queensland) -  reverse

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Features

Country Australia - Colonial
Type Token
Year 1865
Value 1/2 Penny (1/480)
Composition Copper
Weight 5.366 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized yes
References KM# Tn195
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Coat of Arms consisting of a central shield below a Rising Sun supported by an emu at left and kangaroo at right all resting on a ribbon with the motto ADVANCE AUSTRALIA. The shield is quartered and contains: upper left - a golden fleece; upper right - a three-masted sailing ship; lower left - a bull standing facing left; lower right a anchor. Above, QUEENSLAND; below, 1865

Lettering: ADVANCE AUSTRALIA QUEENSLAND 1865

Reverse

Lettering

Lettering: JOHN PETTIGREW & Co. IPSWICH WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GENERAL MERCHANTS

Edge

Plain

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1865 

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