1½ Bits Moco

1½ Bits (Moco) - obverse1½ Bits (Moco) - reverse

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Issuer Dominica
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1798
Value 1½ Bits (1.5)
Currency Second Dominican Dollar (1798-1813)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.05 g
Diameter 14 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 88544
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Pr# 22
Fred Pridmore ; 1960. Coins of the British Commonwealth of Nations to the End of the Reign of George VI 1952 / Part 1. European Territories. Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 4 more volumes.


Script “D” with rays and small star in the loop of the letter overstruck on crenated circular center plug of Spanish or Spanish Colonial 8 Reales

Lettering: D


Part of the face design of the host coin


The 1½ Bits is the plug from a Spanish and later Spanish American colonial coinage.
The Dollar was sub- divided into Bits each being worth 9 pence until 1813.

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