Information about effigy: Portrait by William Wyon (Gothic)

Queen Victoria (24 May 1819 - 22 January 1901)

Portrait by William Wyon ("Gothic").

William Wyon RA (1795 in Birmingham - 29 October 1851), was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

The name of William Wyon is well known among coin and medal collectors because of his prodigious output and artistic skill. He designed the effigy of William IV in 1830, working from the bust by Sir Francis Chantrey, and "The Young Head", which graced Victoria's coinage from 1838 to 1860 on the pennies and the rest of the coinage until 1887.

Queen Victoria / Portrait by William Wyon (Gothic) - Coins (39)
CountryNameMintageLegend
United Kingdom Crown 1847 Gothic 8,000 Victoria dei gratia britanniar. reg: f: d
United Kingdom Florin 1848 (Proof only) unknown VICTORIA REGINA 1848
United Kingdom Florin 1849 Godless 413,320 VICTORIA REGINA 1849
United Kingdom Florin 1851 1,540 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdcccli
United Kingdom Florin 1852 1,014,552 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclii
United Kingdom Crown 1853 (Proof only) unknown Victoria dei gratia britanniar. reg: f: d
United Kingdom Florin 1853 3,919,950 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdcccliii
United Kingdom Florin 1854 550,413 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdcccliv
United Kingdom Florin 1855 831,017 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclv
United Kingdom Florin 1856 2,201,760 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclvi
United Kingdom Florin 1857 1,671,120 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclvii
United Kingdom Florin 1858 2,239,380 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclviii
United Kingdom Florin 1859 2,568,060 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclix
United Kingdom Florin 1860 1,475,100 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclx
United Kingdom Florin 1862 594,000 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclxii
United Kingdom Florin 1863 938,520 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclxiii
United Kingdom Florin 1864 1,861,200 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclxiv
United Kingdom Florin 1865 1,580,040 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclxv
United Kingdom Florin 1866 914,760 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclxvi
United Kingdom Florin 1867 423,720 Victoria d: g: brit: reg: f: d: mdccclxvii
United Kingdom Florin 1868 869,940 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxviii
United Kingdom Florin 1869 297,000 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxix
United Kingdom Florin 1870 1,080,648 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxx
United Kingdom Florin 1871 3,425,605 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxi
United Kingdom Florin 1872 7,199,690 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxii
United Kingdom Florin 1873 5,921,839 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxiii
United Kingdom Florin 1874 1,642,630 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxiv
United Kingdom Florin 1875 1,117,030 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxv
United Kingdom Florin 1876 580,034 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxvi
United Kingdom Florin 1877 682,292 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxvii
United Kingdom Florin 1878 1,786,680 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxviii
United Kingdom Florin 1879 1,512,247 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxix
United Kingdom Florin 1880 2,161,170 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxx
United Kingdom Florin 1881 2,576,337 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxxi
United Kingdom Florin 1883 3,555,667 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxxiii
United Kingdom Florin 1884 1,447,379 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxxiv
United Kingdom Florin 1885 1,758,210 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxxv
United Kingdom Florin 1886 591,773 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxxvi
United Kingdom Florin 1887 Gothic 1,776,903 Victoria d: g: britt: reg: f: d: mdccclxvxxxvii
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