These antique and vintage large ONE CENT Newfoundland Coins have been hand fashioned into a necklace. All coins are strung on an 20 inch, 1.2mm solid Sterling Silver “snake chain” made in Italy. 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