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New South Wales: Coin Fifteen Pence (Dump)
CoinFifteen Pence (Dump)

A circular silver coin (19 mm diameter with milled edge) bearing on the obverse a crown with the words around above, NEW SOUTH WALES; and the date below, 1813. The reverse features the denomination FIFTEEN PENCE in two lines.

Mint
Obverse
New South Wales / Fifteen Pence (Dump) - obverse photo

At centre a crown, around above, NEW SOUTH WALES; below, 1813.

Obverse Inscription NEW SOUTH WALES 1813
Reverse
New South Wales / Fifteen Pence (Dump) - reverse photo

Legend in two lines; FIFTEEN / PENCE.

Reverse Inscription FIFTEEEN PENCE
EdgeMilled
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

Most were recalled and melted, only 1500 dumps are estimated to remain.

References to additional information:

[Book] Mira, William J. & Noble, W J. 1988. The Holey Dollars of New South Wales.

Fifteen Pence (Dump): Known varieties
Variety 3.5mm Spacing
Mintage None
Details3.5mm spacing between "FIFTEEN" and "PENCE".
Variety 5mm Spacing
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Details5mm spacing between "FIFTEEN" and "PENCE".
Variety 4.5mm Spacing
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Details4.5mm spacing between "FIFTEEN" and "PENCE".
Variety 4mm Spacing
Mintage unknown (included in total)
Details4mm spacing between "FIFTEEN" and "PENCE".
Fifteen Pence (Dump): References to Information Used
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Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
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Fifteen Pence (Dump): Details
CountryNew South Wales
CurrencyNSW Pound
PeriodHoley Dollar (1813 - 1829)
Coin TypeFifteen Pence (Dump)
Issued1813
MonarchKing George III
Face Value15 (x Penny)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1829)
Mintage39,910
Material0.903 Silver
DesignerWilliam Henshall
TechnologyCounterstamped on host coin
ShapeRound
Size (mm)19
Mass (g)
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Fifteen Pence (Dump): Photos
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New South Wales 1813 15 pence
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Notes: KM# 1.3 (5mm Spacing).
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New South Wales 1813 15 pence
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Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813
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Notes: Reverse.
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Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813
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Notes: Obverse.
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Silver 15 penny
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Silver 15 penny
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Fifteen Pence (Dump): Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 1.3 (5mm Spacing)
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 1.1 (4.5mm Spacing)
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 1.2 (4mm Spacing)
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsAustralia KM# 1.4 (3.5mm Spacing)