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Coin: 15 Pence (Dump)
Description

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.

CountryNew South Wales CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value15 (x Penny) Type15 Pence (Dump)
Year1813 CurrentNo (demonetised 1829)
Mintage39,910 (39910)
Mint
Material0.903 Silver DesignerWilliam Henshall
MonarchKing George III Effigy
Production technologyCounterstamped on host coin ShapeRound
Size (mm)19 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)
Obverse

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

Obverse inscription NEW SOUTH WALES 1813
Reverse

Legend in two lines; FIFTEEN / PENCE.

Reverse inscriptionFIFTEEEN 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.

15 Pence (Dump): Known varieties
VarietyMintageDetails
3.5mm Spacing None (hover mouse for text)
5mm Spacing unknown (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
4.5mm Spacing unknown (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
4mm Spacing unknown (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
15 Pence (Dump): Photos
15 Pence (Dump): Photo New South Wales 1813 15 pence
New South Wales 1813 15 pence
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Notes: KM# 1.3 (5mm Spacing).
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15 Pence (Dump): Photo New South Wales 1813 15 pence
New South Wales 1813 15 pence
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15 Pence (Dump): Photo Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813
Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813
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Notes: Reverse.
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15 Pence (Dump): Photo Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813
Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813
Copyright: Museums Victoria / CC BY
Notes: Obverse.
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15 Pence (Dump): Photo Silver 15 penny
Silver 15 penny
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15 Pence (Dump): Photo Silver 15 penny
Silver 15 penny
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15 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)
15 Pence (Dump): References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museums Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
15 Pence (Dump): Some useful external links
New South Wales 1813 15 pence - CoinFactsWiki Holey dollar - Wikipedia
Museums Victoria: Coin - 15 Pence, Dump, New South Wales, Australia, 1813 American Numismatic Society: Silver 15 penny
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