Summary

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

A shilling is a 12 pence coin. The obverse employs the Veiled head portrait introduced for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in1893

Obverse Description

Veiled bust of Victoria left; around, VICTORIA . DEI . GRATIA . BRITT . REGINA FID . DEF . IND . IMP .; in small letters below bust the artist's initials T.B. (Thomas Brock).

Reverse Description

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 SHILLING 1901; the date divided by the base of the Garter

Edge Description

Milled

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