|Coin||Five Shillings 1853|
This is a pattern which was considered for mass production but not approved or released.
Head of Queen Victoria facing left wearing ribbon in her hair; around, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:.
|Obverse Inscription||VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D:|
Below a crown, on two lines the denomination FIVE SHILLINGS (which is equal to a quarter sovereign, one sovereign being one pound which is subdivided into 20 shillings); below the denomination, the date 1853; below that a rose, thistle and shamrock united.
|Reverse Inscription||FIVE SHILLINGS 1853|
|Currency||Pound Sterling (pre-decimal)|
|Period||Pound Sterling (pre-decimal) (1801 - 1971)|
|Coin Type||Quarter Sovereign (Pre-decimal)|
|Effigy||Portrait by William Wyon (Young Head)|
|Face Value||1/4 (x Pound)|
|Orientation||Same (Medal Alignment, Axis 0 / Axis 12)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Great Britain KM# Pn112|