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SKU: 13494 Category:

Queen Victoria, Young Head Crown 1844


Eighth Regnal year of reign.

SKU: 13494 Category:


Queen Victoria Reign, 1837-1901.

Young Head Coinage, 1838-87.

1844 Crown, Clinquefoil stops to the edge.

Obverse: Young uncrowned portrait of Queen Victoria left, legend around, date below.

Engraver: William Wyon.

Legend: VICTORIA DEI GRATIA 1844. (Victoria by the Grace of God.)

Reverse: Crowned quartered shield of arms within wreath, legend around, national flower emblems below.

Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen.

Legend: BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF: (Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith.)

Edge: Regal year in Roman numerals. DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI VIII. (An ornament and a safeguard Eigth year of reign.)

Mint: Tower mint, London, 94,000.

Catalogue: Spink# 3882, KM# 741.

Silver, 0.925, 0.8409 oz. ASW, 28.28g, 38.61mm.

Grade: aFine, old cleaning, weak at the center of the shield on the reverse and the portraits forehead.

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