The 1890 crown is the fifth crown to be issued with the Jubilee Head portrait.
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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.
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
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 1890 in the exergue.
The edge is milled (reeded)
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0.841|
|Fineness / Carat||0.925 Sterling Silver|
|Obverse Designer||Joseph Edgar Boehm|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Victoria (1837-1901)|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|aFine||Fine||£30.00||Out of Stock|
|gVF||aEF||£150.00||Out of Stock|
|10 May 2019||aFine||Fine||£30.00|
|14 June 2019||aFine||Fine||£30.00|
|13 August 2019||gVF||aEF||£150.00|
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