Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue, Coin Type from United Kingdom - detailed information

Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue, Coin Type from United Kingdom (issued 1887 - 1892)
Coin TypeHalfcrown Victoria Second Issue

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
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Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue: Details
CountryUnited Kingdom
CurrencyPound Sterling (pre-decimal)
Sub-type ofHalfcrown
From1887
To1892
Face Value2 1/2 (x Shilling)
CurrentNo (demonetised 1970)
Material0.925 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)
Mass (g)14.1380
Halfcrown Victoria Second Issue: Photos
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Great Britain 1891 half crown
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