Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Browns Fan, Jan 14, 2018.
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@dwhiz would like this one you posted. No photos but one of my very favorites in the Canada large cent, especially pretty coin in high grades.
@Siberian Man seems to have a coin for every occasion!
This coin was made in France, Monnaie de Paris. Most were produced at the Heaton Mint, Birmingham, England.
I love the economy on the lettering on the reverse: it reads HUNR across the middle, then ED MO up from the bottom, then NETA in the 4 corners. HUNRED MONETA in full - minted by Hunred who worked in Canterbury, Kent.
Love that Crown, such an intricate reverse design. I gotta get me one of those. How many years did they use that Gothic style on the British Crowns
@alurid posted is my current pc wallpaper (well, not alurid's, my own ) but this one has been moving up the list the more I look at it,
Glad you like it! The 1847 Gothic Crown was a one off year - only 8000 or so made with some varieties. They made an alternative "young head" crown in the same year for circulation. If you go looking for the Gothic Crown be aware there are a lot of good quality fakes out there!
The Young head Crown, made in 1844, 45 and 47, looks like this:
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