VICTORIA 1897 SILVER CROWN LXI

VICTORIA 1897 SILVER CROWN LXI

Code: 10717

£550.00
 

Queen Victoria Silver Crown, 1897 LXI
Obverse: Old veiled head facing left, T.B. below for the engraver Thomas Brock, with Latin legend surrounding and toothed border around rim: VICTORIA. DEI. GRA. BRITT. REGINA. FID. DEF. IND. IMP. 
St George slaying the dragon, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right for designer Benedetto Pistrucci,
Edge inscribed in raised letters, *DECVS ET TUTAMEN* ANNO REGNI LVIII
S.3937
28.3 grams, 38 mm in diameter.
Lustrous with a light tone showing golden hues within the legends and St George’s horse, minor bag marks otherwise practically uncirculated.