1838 1½d Victoria fascinating silver Threehalfpence - very strong grade Maximize

1838 1½d Victoria fascinating silver Threehalfpence - very strong grade

Fascinating story to these: 

specially designed for the collection plates of West Indian churches, into which god-fearing folk considered it terrifically bad form to put copper coinage.  

Being a quarter of a Spanish real, it became known as the Christian Quattie.

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9589

Spink:3915 

ESC:2254

Davies:1380
  • Diameter: 12 mm

  • Weight: 0.7 g

  • Composition: Silver 92.5%, Copper 7.5%

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