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VICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :

LegendVICTORIA D : G : BRITT : REG : F : D :
PersonQueen Victoria
Full textVICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITTANNIARUM REGINA FIDEI DEFENSATRIX (or FIDEI DEFENSOR)
Translation

(from Latin) Victoria, by the Grace of God, Queen of the Britains, Defender of the Faith.

Description

The part which reads "the Britains" is reference to the overseas British colonies ruled by Victoria.

List of 21 coins carrying this legend:
CountryNameYearMintage
United Kingdom Penny 1860 (Small) 1860 5,053,440
United Kingdom Penny 1861 1861 36,449,280
United Kingdom Penny 1862 1862 50,534,400
United Kingdom Penny 1863 1863 28,062,720
United Kingdom Penny 1864 1864 3,440,640
United Kingdom Penny 1865 1865 8,601,600
United Kingdom Sovereign 1887 St George, Jubilee head 1887 3,054,077
United Kingdom Two Pounds 1887 1887 92,142
United Kingdom Five Pounds 1887 1887 54,641
United Kingdom Crown 1887 1887 274,665
United Kingdom Sovereign 1888 1888 7,294,424
United Kingdom Crown 1888 1888 131,899
United Kingdom Sovereign 1889 1889 13,251,455
United Kingdom Crown 1889 1889 1,807,223
United Kingdom Sovereign 1890 1890 11,811,424
United Kingdom Crown 1890 1890 997,862
United Kingdom Sovereign 1891 1891 11,675,068
United Kingdom Crown 1891 1891 566,394
United Kingdom Sovereign 1892 1892 13,430,470
United Kingdom Crown 1892 1892 451,334
United Kingdom Sovereign 1893 Jubilee head 1893 3,147,352