Although crowns had been issued regularly for Victoria from 1887 to 1900, the only crown issued for Edward VII was in 1902 for his coronation. Some were issued for circulation, and others were issued as a matt finish proof in the proof or specimen sets issued in that year.
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The edge is inscribed in raised lettering, with six pointed stars as separators:
DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI II
Bare head of King Edward facing right. The engraver's initials De S. for G. W. De Saulles appear raised beneath the head:
EDWARDVS VII DEI GRA BRITT OMN REX FID DEF IND IMP
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 in the exergue.
|Fineness / Carat||0.925 Sterling|
|Obverse Designer||George William De Saulles|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Issuing Monarch||Edward VII (1901-1910)|
|Mint / Brand||The Royal Mint|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|aVF||VF||£145.00||Out Of Stock|
|gFine||aVF||£115.00||Out Of Stock|
|gFine||gFine||£110.00||Out Of Stock|
|aFine||Fine||£75.00||Out Of Stock|
|Fair||gFair||£55.00||Out Of Stock|
|06 April 2019||Fair||gFair||£55.00|
|20 May 2019||aVF||VF||£145.00|
|09 October 2019||gFine||gFine||£110.00|
|30 March 2020||gFine||aVF||£115.00|
|12 April 2020||aFine||Fine||£75.00|
|28 April 2020||aFine||Fine||£75.00|
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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 precious metal 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.
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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.
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