This 1887 London mint sovereign was the first to feature the jubilee head portrait of Queen Victoria designed by Joseph Edgar Boehm. Struck in 22 carat gold, this British coin features the famous St George and Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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This 1887 British sovereign was minted at the London Mint. Other mint marks available for this date are from the Sydney mint and the Melbourne mint, both in Australia.
There are three different sovereign types for 1887; the young head obverse with the shield reverse, the young head obverse with the St George and the Dragon reverse, and the jubilee head sovereign (featuring the St George and the Dragon reverse).
The jubilee head obverse was introduced to mark the fiftieth year of Victoria's reign. It was designed by the medalist and sculptor, Joseph Edgar Boehm.
All jubilee head sovereigns feature the St George and the Dragon reverse by Benedetto Pistrucci.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Joseph Edgar Boehm|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|aEF||aEF||£558.41||Out of Stock|
|gVF||gVF||£515.81||Out of Stock|
|VF||VF||£493.21||Out of Stock|
|gFine||gFine||£433.84||Out of Stock|
|27 April 2017||aEF||aEF||£426.68|
|21 May 2017||gFine||gFine||£332.11|
|24 May 2017||aVF||aVF||£347.35|
|25 September 2017||aEF||aEF||£423.96|
|27 September 2017||VF||VF||£376.34|
|05 October 2017||aEF||aEF||£423.96|
|09 January 2018||gFine||gFine||£334.40|
|12 February 2018||gVF||gVF||£396.00|
|19 February 2018||gVF||gVF||£399.49|
|02 March 2018||gFine||gFine||£330.06|
|06 May 2018||gFine||gFine||£334.82|
|15 August 2018||aEF||aEF||£434.50|
|01 November 2018||aVF||aVF||£343.56|
|20 November 2018||aEF||aEF||£439.35|
|10 December 2018||gFine||gFine||£338.30|
|14 February 2019||Fine||Fine||£340.93|
|28 October 2020||Fine||Fine||£447.39|
|06 November 2020||aEF||aEF||£598.13|
|23 November 2020||aEF||aEF||£566.32|
|27 November 2020||gVF||gVF||£511.83|
|01 December 2020||gVF||gVF||£515.19|
|08 December 2020||VF||VF||£505.52|
|29 December 2020||aVF||aVF||£459.22|
|08 January 2021||aVF||aVF||£456.72|
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