Consideration of the types of US coins that formed part of Australia's early currency, sourced via the whaling industry.
Tag: Early Australian Coins
“Thar she blows!”
US silver Capped Bust Half Dollar of the type used in Early Australian currency.
Indian rupee – the ‘Company rupee’
Photos of East India Co 1835 rupee used in early Australian currency (inc supporting research article reference)
Aussie late 1700s shillings – Ferdie from Naples and Chas from Spain!
Some more beaten up coins to look at here! 1784 2 Reales, Colonial Spain, Lima m/m (Carolus III) 1784 MI 2 Reales of Peru rev1784 MI 2 Reales of Peru obv Part of the group of 'fractionals' based on a 'Piece of Eight' - which they made the most of ... fairly sure they made … Continue reading Aussie late 1700s shillings – Ferdie from Naples and Chas from Spain!
Images of Victoria in Australia
UK Halfcrowns, Crown and a ShillingUK Halfcrown QV 'Old Veiled Bust' 1900 Spink# 3938UK Crown QV 'Jubilee Bust' 1890 Spink# 3921UK Halfcrown QV 'Young Head' 1845 Spink# 3888UK Shilling QV 'Young Head' 1873 Spink# 3906A UK Halfcrowns, Crown and a Shilling UK Halfcrown QV 'Old Veiled Bust' 1900 Spink# 3938 Halfcrown 1900 obv Halfcrown 1900 … Continue reading Images of Victoria in Australia
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