Summary

Gold coin; Denomination: Crown
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

A crown is a 5 shillings coin

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen facing left wearing veil over back of crown, ribbon and star of the Garter, pearl necklet with pendant and pearl earring; around, VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP.; in field below bust the artist's initials, T.B. (Thomas Brock)

Reverse Description

St George on horseback advancing to right wearing a helmet and cape and holding a sword; below horse, fallen dragon with lance in its side; below exergue line at right the artist's initials B.P. (Benedetto Pistrucci); in exergue, 1894.

Edge Description

In raised letters, DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI LVII

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