Silver coin; Denomination: Florin
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Bust of the Queen facing left the small wearing imperial crown, long veil falling behind her head, pearl necklace and earring, Ribbon and Star of the Garter and the badge of the Imperial Order of India; in small raised letters on the bust truncation, the artist's initials J.E.B. (Joseph Edgar Boehm); around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Four crowned shields forming a cross about the Star of the Garter, upper and lower with the arms of England, right, Scotland, left, Ireland; between shields forr sceptres, two tipped with orbs, one each with thistle and shamrock; around, BRITT: REG: 1887 FID: DEF:; the date is divided by the crown above the top English shield
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), George McArthur, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
29 mm (Outside Diameter), 11.314 g (Weight)
[Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
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