Jersey Nickel Pattern 1/12th Shilling 1877



There is evidence of double striking of obverse, practically as struck, of the highest rarity, only two pieces purported to be known.

First Coin
Weight: 12.16g
Provenance:
Ex R. J. Ford Collection, part one, Spink Coin Auction 79, 15th October 1990, lot 298.
Ex A. L. T. McCammon Collection of Channel Islands, A. H. Baldwin, Auction 20, 11th October 1997, lot 199.
Ex Arielle Collection, A. H. Baldwin, Auction 86, 6th May 2014, lot 127.


Second Coin
Weight: 9.15g
Provenance:
Ex A. L. T. McCammon Collection of Channel Islands, A. H. Baldwin, Auction 20, 11th October 1997, lot 198.
Ex Arielle Collection, A. H. Baldwin, Auction 86, 6th May 2014, lot 128

A Letter from Ian Monins Asking about the 1877 Nickel Coins1



The Mint's Response1

1.  MINT-34-T6-Z, Jersey: one pound coin., The Public Record Office, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, UK.

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