These antique and vintage large ONE CENT Newfoundland Coins have been hand fashioned into a necklace. All antique coins are strung on an 18 inch, 1.2mm solid Sterling Silver “snake chain. The vintage coins are strung on an 18 inch, 1.2mm ball chain. Both are made in Italy. The 1907 and 1909 coins with King Edward VII are hard to come by. Each and every coin is uniquely different as can be seen in the photos below.
A hand fashioned Republic of Newfoundland original gift item, especially good for birthday years....Nans, Great Nan’s, Pop’s
EDWARD VII & GEORGE V LARGE CENTS
Newfoundland large cents were struck under George V until 1936 but only in 1913, 1917 C, 1919 C, 1920 C, 1929 and 1936. All are medal axis and 5.67 grams.
We usually think of gold and silver, and sometimes platinum and palladium, as precious metals: they are rare, or seen as alternative currencies, or both. But "increasingly, copper is a precious metal" too, says Alan Livsey in the Financial Times. 11.3.17