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Coin: Crown 1902
Description

The edge inscription reads "DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI II" (A decoration and a guard. Regnal year 2.).

CountryUnited Kingdom CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Face value5 (x Shilling) TypeCrown (St George)
Year1902 CurrentNo (demonetised 1971)
Mintage271,143 (271143)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 271,143 (271143) No mint mark
Material0.925 Silver DesignerBenedetto Pistrucci
MonarchKing Edward VII EffigyPortrait by George William de Saulles (Bare Head)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)39 Thickness (mm)
Mass (g)28.2760
Obverse

Bare head of King Edward VII facing right; below in small letters De S. (for G.W. De Saulles, Mint Engraver); around, EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:

Obverse inscription EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX FID: DEF: IND: IMP:
Reverse

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, 1902.

Reverse inscription

1902

EdgeInscribed Edge inscription

DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI II

Crown 1902: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
Matte proof 15,123 (included in main number)
Crown 1902: Photos
Crown 1902: Photo Great Britain 1902 crown
Great Britain 1902 crown
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Crown 1902: Photo Great Britain 1902 crown
Great Britain 1902 crown
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Crown 1902: Photo Coin - Crown, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
Coin - Crown, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
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Crown 1902: Photo Coin - Crown, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
Coin - Crown, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902
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Crown 1902: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsGreat Britain KM# 803
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom3978 (regular), 3979 (Matte proof)
Davenport109
Crown 1902: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Museum Victoria Collections 2016 Coin description link
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mint
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Mintage Regular and proof mintage
Remick, Catalogue of British Commonwealth Coins 1971 Varieties Proof
Spink/Seaby, Coins of England and the United Kingdom Varieties Matte proof
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Crown 1902: Links to sites that (may) sell similar coins
1902 Edward VII British Silver Crown - Silveragecoins.com
Crown 1902: Some useful external links
Museum Victoria Collections: Coin - Crown, Edward VII, Great Britain, 1902 Great Britain 1902 crown - CoinFactsWiki
American Numismatic Society: Silver crown, London (England)
List of all (45) coins of type: United Kingdom / Crown
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