In 1887, the portrait on Victoria coins, except for bronze, was changed, for Queen Victoria's golden jubilee year, to an older portrait, showing Victoria wearing a small crown. Most of the reverse designs were also changed.
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Two deisgns were issued in te 1887 florin - the jubilee head and the gothic portrait of Queen Victoria.
The edge is milled.
Older jubilee portrait of Queen Victoria with the engraver's initials J.E.B. in raised letters on the shoulder truncation.
The obverse inscription reads:
VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
Four shields in a cruciform arrangement bearing three lions passant for England, lion rampant for Scotland, and harp for Ireland. Between the shields are a pair of crossed double-ended sceptres, one surmounted by orbs topped with crosses, the other bearing a thistle and a harp.
Although the florin was a relatively new coin, only having been introduced in 1849, the value two shillings or florin was dropped.
The reverse legend reads:
BRITT REG FID DEF
|Fineness / Carat||0.925 Sterling|
|Obverse Designer||Joseph Edgar Boehm|
|Issuing Monarch||Victoria (1837-1901)|
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