In the long reign of Queen Victoria, there were four main types of Sterling Silver Crowns issued. The Young Head, Gothic, Jubilee Head and Old Head Crowns. Here we present the Old Head 1893-1900. Each crown is a full 38mm and struck in Sterling Silver. Dates will be of our choice, but the more of a type that you order, the more different dates we will try and give you. They can certainly be called antiques, the only thing that is not antique is the price you pay. Remember they were struck in Sterling Silver and have the portrait of Queen Victoria on them. Each crown is in Very Good or better condition and original and genuine as is everything we sell.
The last coinage of Queen Victoria is called either the Old Head Coinage or the Widow’s Head Coinage. The largest denomination struck in Sterling Silver is the Crown or Five Shilling piece. You have the bust of Queen Victoria on one side and St. George and the dragon on the other side. These Victorian Crowns are struck in Sterling Silver and are in Very Good – Fine condition. We will give you the best example of an 1897 Crown that we have in stock when your order is received.
In the long reign of Queen Victoria there were three main designs used. Here we are offering the Old or Widow Head Crown in Fine. Dates will be of our choice depending on what we have in stock when the order comes in. But as always fair grading and priced to make them attractive.
In our opinion, the Old Head or Widow Head but of Queen Victoria is the most underappreciated of the three different busts made during her reign. Here we offer the Old Head Farthing in VG-F. Dates will be of our choice.
As most collectors know the Florin is, in general, the most difficult denomination to get. After all it only came into general usage in 1849 and they just did not make many of them. We have a nice group of Queen Victoria sterling silver Old Head Florins. They were only made from 1893-1901 and were the last design of her long reign. All the coins are in Very Good and Fine condition, dates will be of our choice, but the more coins you order the more different dates we will try and give you. The Old Head Queen Victoria Sterling Silver Florin a much underappreciated type coin.
In our opinion, the Old Head or Widow Head but of Queen Victoria is the most underappreciated of the three different busts made during her reign. Here we offer the Old Head Florin in VG. Dates will be of our choice.
There were 3 major types of Queen Victoria Half Sovereigns issued, Young Head, Jubilee Head and Old Head. The Half Sovereign is much scarcer than the full Sovereign. Both are struck in 22ct by the Royal Mint. It is just that the Half Sovereign was the least expensive Gold coin struck at the time. You have the veiled or Old Head portrait of H. M. Queen Victoria on one side and St. George and the dragon on the other side. These are actual gold coins that were used in day today transactions. The coins on offer are in Fine condition and were minted between 1893-1901. These are important type coins and of course the Half Sovereign is a scarce denomination. Dates will be of our choice, but supplies are limited.
The Half Crown of Queen Victoria with the Old Head design is the second-largest denomination in silver to be struck with this bust of the Queen. You have the bust of Queen Victoria her widow’s dress and a crowned shield on the reverse. They are struck in Sterling Silver and were only issued from 1893-1901. A nice large Sterling Silver coin in Very Good condition and each one is at least 117 years old. We think you will love this coin, we already do.