VICTORIA 1893 GOLD FIVE POUNDS

VICTORIA 1893 GOLD FIVE POUNDS

Code: 10708

£5,950.00
 

Victoria Gold Five Pounds, 1893
Obverse: Crowned, veiled bust left, T.B. initials below truncation for the engraver Thomas Brock, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: VICTORIA· DEI· GRA· BRITT· REGINA· FID· DEF· IND· IMP·
Reverse: St George and dragon facing right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue
S.3872
36 mm in diameter, 40 grams.
Lightly toned with lustre, some light surface/edge marks as usual for the type, extremely fine.
* With a mintage of just 20,405 compared to the 50,000 minted for the 1887 Golden Jubilee year.