Coin: probably a silver shilling; Royal Mint, UK; 2017.8.12

Name/Title

Coin: probably a silver shilling

About this object

silver coin, probably a shilling, retrieved from the wreck of the SS TARARUA [sunk in 1881].The coin is very worn and the date is illegible.

Maker

Royal Mint, UK

Place Made

Great Britain

Medium and Materials

Silver/Metal, 0 - Whole

Measurements

Diameter (mm): 24mm (1/16ft)

Subject and Association Keywords

Salvage/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Subject and Association Keywords

Diving/[Sport & Recreation]

Subject and Association Keywords

Shipwreck/* LIFEBOAT SERVICES, PILOTAGE AND COASTGUARD ACTIVITIES

Collection

Roger [Jan] Meecham

Credit Line

Gift of Roger [Jan] Meecham

Object Type

Object/History

Object number

2017.8.12

Copyright Licence  

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