St. Helena & Ascension 1/2 Penny 1821 East India Company Au For Sale
Summary:1/2 Penny, Issued by St. Helena, 1821 Minted by Soho Mint, BirminghamStatement Of Significance:The East India Company initiated this
coinage with an order to the Soho Mint, Birmingham on 27 March 1821. At
that time the Island of St. Helena was the prison of Napoleon. The coins
were needed not so much for the people of the island as for the large
force of British soldiers acting as guards. Napoleon died on 5 May 1821,
the coins shipped on 5 June in 44 casks weighing over 6 tons. Most were
not needed but were held, still in the casks until 1831 when over 5
tons were shipped back to England and sold as copper back to the Soho
Mint.Acquisition Information:Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
29 mm (Diameter)
9.386 g (Weight)
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St. Helena & Ascension 1/2 Penny 1821 East India Company Au: $123