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Re: The Heaton Mint
« Reply #15 on: September 26, 2016, 06:43:56 PM »
The books I mentioned were not of any great help, however I have scanned the relevant paragraph [OCR] about H&S from Dr Andrews famous work Australasian Tokens & Coins publ. 1921
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Thanks for that Mal, appreciated. :)

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« Reply #16 on: September 26, 2016, 06:58:46 PM »
Heatons produced a number of copper issues for Italy, amongst which were the 10 centesimi of 1893 and 1894.

The mintmark they used is unique to these issues; the first two letters of "Birmingham":



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« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2016, 10:18:07 PM »
The earlier issues of 1866 and 1867 10 centesimi were accompanied by the more familiar H mintmark:

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« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2016, 02:05:50 PM »
Bulgaria ordered their first modern coinage from the Birmingham Mint after gaining independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1878. Heatons produced the 1881 issues of the 2, 5 & 10 stotinki using the quite explicit mintmark HEATON. Here's the 10 stotinki:


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Re: The Heaton Mint
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2016, 06:59:16 PM »
Hi,

I suppose this is also from Heaton?

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Re: The Heaton Mint
« Reply #20 on: November 14, 2016, 07:08:19 PM »
Hi,
and 2 more from Hong Kong
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« Reply #21 on: November 14, 2016, 07:28:30 PM »
Hi,

here are some from East Africa

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« Reply #22 on: November 14, 2016, 07:41:34 PM »
Hi,

and here some from British West Africa.

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« Reply #23 on: November 14, 2016, 07:51:04 PM »
Hi,

and here some from Egypt

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« Reply #24 on: November 14, 2016, 07:55:47 PM »
Hi,

and one from Malaya British Borneo

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Re: The Heaton Mint
« Reply #25 on: November 14, 2016, 11:49:55 PM »
Thanks Ole, some nice examples.

The Hong Kong 5 cents from 1971 is one of the last coins to feature a Heaton mintmark (the last being the 1972 5 cents). Hong Kong also has the distinction of the longest span of coins produced by the mint: 1863-1972.

Are you sure the Egyptian 2 milliemes is a Heaton issue? I confess I am unable to see any trace of the H on the coin in your pictures. The Birmingham Mint produced 300,000 of these but the reference I'm using suggests that the Bombay Mint may also have produced some of this coinage (although not necessarily this denomination). SCWC does not list anything other than the Heaton issue.

Is the H weakly stuck / partially die-filled perhaps?
Thanks, Jon

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« Reply #26 on: November 15, 2016, 09:30:30 AM »
Hi,
here is the best image I have... I think I see the "H"?
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Re: The Heaton Mint
« Reply #27 on: November 15, 2016, 03:28:33 PM »
hello
is one coin from Romania that i have that was minted at Heaton Mint.


best regards  Gerard
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Re: The Heaton Mint
« Reply #28 on: November 15, 2016, 07:03:18 PM »
Hi,
here is the best image I have... I think I see the "H"?
Ole

Yes, worn but something's there! I think your red line masked that spot in the first picture. Do we know what the Bombay mint's contribution to the post-1915 Egyptian coinage was?

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« Reply #29 on: November 15, 2016, 07:25:07 PM »
hello
is one coin from Romania that i have that was minted at Heaton Mint.


best regards  Gerard

Thanks Gerard - the same mintmark as on the 1881 10 stotinki. This mark, i.e. the word 'HEATON' features on the following coins:

Venezuela 1 centavos 1858, 1862, 1863.
Haiti 5, 10 & 20 centimes 1863.
Romania 2, 5 & 10 bani 1867.
Ecuador 1 & 2 centavos 1872.
Bulgaria 2, 5 10 stotinki 1881.

Jon