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Coin - Shilling, Queen Victoria, Great Britain, 1887 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 1081

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

A shilling is a 12 pence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 24 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.635 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), William Wyon, Medallist & Engraver (1795-1851), Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, William Wyon, Medallist (1795-1851), The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1887 AD
Denomination: Shilling
Obverse Description: Head of the Queen facing left, ribbon in hair; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR: REG: F:D:
Reverse Description: Within an open wreath of laurel and oak leaves below a crown, ONE / SHILLING; below, 1887
Edge Description: Milled
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Artist: William Wyon - Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
  3. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3907 Pages

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