• 1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown Reverse
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  • 1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown Obverse
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  • 1889 silver crown st george and the dragon by benedetto pistrucci graded aVF
    Reverse Design
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  • 1889 silver crown victoria jubilee portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm graded aVF
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  • 1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown Reverse
  • 1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown Obverse
  • 1889 silver crown st george and the dragon by benedetto pistrucci graded aVF
  • 1889 silver crown victoria jubilee portrait by Joseph Edgar Boehm graded aVF
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Out of Stock
Estimated UK Delivery
£3.50

1889 Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

The 1889 silver crown features the Jubilee portrait of Queen Victoria as designed by Joseph Edgar Boehm as the obverse, with the reverse design depicting the famed St Geroeg and the Dragon by Benedetto Pistrucci. 

The Victoria Jubilee Head obverse design was adopted from 1887 for silver and gold coins only, and was continued until the old head portrait was introduced in 1893. It was the second major portrait type of Victoria's reign, and was introduced for the golden jubilee (50 years) of Queen Victoria's reign. She acceded to the throne in 1837. 
The crown was still very much a currently circulating coin, most examples of crowns from this period occur in heavily worn condition.

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.

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Edge
The edge is milled (reeded)

Obverse

Victoria's Jubilee portrait, more mature, facing left, wearing a small coronet. The engraver's initials J.E.B. appear raised on the truncation of the shoulder.

VICTORIA D G BRITT REG F D        

Reverse

The reverse features Benedetto Pistrucci's magnificent design of St. George on horseback slaying the dragon, first used on gold sovereigns of George III in 1817. The initials B.P. appear in the exergue to the right of the date.

There is no legend on the reverse, apart from the date 1889 in the exergue.

Specification

MetalSilver
Issuing Monarch Victoria (1837-1901)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Price List
ObverseReversePriceAvailability
aVFaVF£25.00Out of Stock
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
18 November 2019 aVF aVF £25.00
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

Related Blogs

If you would like to know more about the silver crown or some of Britains most striking coinage we recommend the below: 

The Story of the British Crown

A Brief History of Coinage in Britain 

The Story of the Halfcrown 

Coinage Act 1816 

The Britannia - A Symbol of Great Britain