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||George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Royal Mint, London, HM Queen Victoria (1819-1901), McArthur Bequest, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
||Florin (2 Shillings)
||Bust of the Queen facing left the small wearing imperial crown, long veil falling behind her head, pearl necklace and earring, Ribbon and Star of the Garter and the badge of the Imperial Order of India; in small raised letters on the bust truncation, the artist's initials J.E.B. (Joseph Edgar Boehm); around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA
||Four crowned shields forming a cross about the Star of the Garter, upper and lower with the arms of England, right, Scotland, left, Ireland; between shields forr sceptres, two tipped with orbs, one each with thistle and shamrock; around, BRITT: REG: 1887 FID: DEF:; the date is divided by the crown above the top English shield
||HM Queen Victoria, England, Great Britain, 1887
||Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1887
- [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
- [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
- [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3921 Pages