Gold coin; Denomination: Florin
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
The obverse employs the Veiled head portrait introduced for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in1893.
Veiled bust of Victoria left; around, VICTORIA. DEI. GRATIA. BRITT. REGINA FID. DEF. IMP. IND.; in small letters below bust the artist's initials T.B. (Thomas Brock).
Partly within the Garter, three shields with arms of England, Ireland and Scotland below a crown; a rose, thistle and shamrock between shields; Crossed scepters behind shields; around, ONE FLORIN TWO SHILLINGS 1901; the date divided by the base of the Garter
Type of item
29 mm (Outside Diameter), 11.194 g (Weight)
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