The 1874 half crown was the first year in which a lower relief design of the young head portrait was used.
This coin is a nice example of a young head and crowned shield reverse design.
Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.
This half crown is in coin alignment and has a milled edge.
The 1874 half crown is also issued as a proof version.
The obverse shows a young portrait of Victoria facing left. The spaces between the legends appear smaller than previous years.
The legend reads "VICTORIA DEI GRATIA".
From 1874, the design is a lower relief than previous years.
The reverse shows a crowned shield set in a wreath.
The legend reads "BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID:DEF",
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