1858 Canadian Ten Cent

1858 Canadian Ten Cent


1858 Canadian dime

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F15, EF

The first colony to pass legislation to seek adoption of a decimal currency system, was Canada in 1857.
The following two years 1-, 5-, 10- and 20-cent pieces were coined by the Royal Mint in London and were the first of official decimal coins struck for a part of what is now Canada.
This 1858 Canadian dime was produced the first year.
It is classed as the Victoria Obverse variety OT1 and the Reverse variety RT1
Designer and Engraver Leonard C. Wyon
Composition 92.5 silver, 7.5 copper
Mintage 1,216,402
We have two coins, one a F15 and one an EF