1 Cent - Victoria

Features

Issuer Prince Edward Island (Canadian provinces)
Queen Victoria (1855-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1871
Value 1 Cent (0.01)
Currency Dollar (1871-1873)
Composition Bronze (.95 copper, .04 tin, .01 zinc)
Weight 5.67 g
Diameter 25.4 mm
Thickness 1.42 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
989
References KM# 4
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.

Obverse

Portrait of queen Victoria

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VICTORIA QUEEN
1871

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

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.

Reverse

Drawn from the island's seal.It shows a large oak, symbol of England, over three oak seedlings which are the symbol of the island's three counties. Around it, the Latin sentence "PARVA SUB INGENTI", meaning "The small beneath the great".

Script: Latin

Lettering:
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
PARVA SUB INGENTI
ONE CENT

Engraver: Leonard Charles Wyon Read more on Wikipedia

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.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Heaton and Sons / The Mint Birmingham (Heaton and Sons / The Mint Birmingham Limited), United Kingdom (1850-2003)

Comments

Because of the pressure to make coins, the Royal Mint in London arranged for the Heaton Mint in Birmingham to make cents for P.E.I. For unknown reasons the H mintmark is absent on the coins.

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1871  2 000 000 $ 1.60 $ 3.10 $ 4.00 $ 7.50 $ 12 $ 45 $ 260 98%
1871  0.8% Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232314
Lot 61299
Internet Archive
Mar 30, 2023 1871 UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232102
Lot 62303
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2021 1871 UNC
(ICCS MS66)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232045
Lot 61311
Internet Archive
Nov 4, 2020 1871 UNC
(PCGS MS66 Red and Brown)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231940
Lot 61262
Internet Archive
Oct 3, 2019 1871 UNC
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231929
Lot 63227
Internet Archive
Jul 18, 2019 1871 UNC
(NGC MS62 Brown)
USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - VictoriaPicture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231925
Lot 63177
Internet Archive
Jun 20, 2019 1871 UNC
(NGC MS64 Red)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Katz
Auction 57
Lot 727
Internet Archive
Mar 19, 2022 1871 AU USD 53.04
(EUR 49.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Katz
Auction 92
Lot 2248
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2023 1871 XF USD 30.31
(EUR 28.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Katz
Auction 86
Lot 2324
Internet Archive
Jun 10, 2023 1871 XF USD 21.65
(EUR 20.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Cent - Victoria
Katz
Auction 84
Lot 900
Internet Archive
May 27, 2023 1871 XF USD 27.06
(EUR 25.00)
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