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Coin type: Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue
Description

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown Sub-types
Face value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
Years produced1887 - 1892 CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.925 Silver Designer
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm) Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)14.1380
Obverse

Bust of Queen Victoria facing left wearing the small 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. (for Joseph Edgar Boehm); around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA.

Obverse inscriptionVICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Reverse

Within the Garter with the motto of the Order, HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, and the Collar of the Order, crowned shield quartered with arms of England (1 and 4); Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, the date divided by the figure of St George and dragon on the base of the Collar.

Reverse inscriptionBRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF: [year]
EdgeMilled Edge inscriptionNone
Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue: Photos

Great Britain 1891 half crown
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Great Britain 1891 half crown
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List of 6 coins of type: Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue from United Kingdom
NameMintageReignEffigyLegend
Halfcrown 1887 Jubilee Head 1,438,046 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1888 1,428,787 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1889 4,811,954 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1890 3,228,111 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1891 2,284,632 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Halfcrown 1892 1,710,946 Queen Victoria Portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm (Jubilee head) VICTORIA DEI GRATIA