Very Fine 1887 Queen Victoria Jubilee Head Silver Crown

£165.00

Queen Victoria 1887 very fine plus condition silver crown for sale…

Description

For sale and in exceptional very fine plus condition is this antique 1887 Queen Victoria ‘Jubilee Head’ silver crown. This particular crown stands out amongst other crowns of the same date due to its condition and fine detailing. All elements of the obverse and reverse design are clear and virtually free from wear.

Antique Queen Victoria 1887 Silver Crown Obverse:
The obverse features the crowned and veiled bust of the queen, known as the ‘Jubilee Head’ as its introduction coincided with her Golden Jubilee. In it, she wears pearl earrings, necklaces and a two orders, all clear to the eye. The initials ‘J.E.B.’ appear at her shoulder (clear to the eye), identifying the obverse artist as Joseph Edgar Boehm.

Antique Queen Victoria 1887 Silver Crown Reverse:
The reverse shows the instantly recognisable image of a sword-wielding Saint George in the act of slaying a dragon that is trampled beneath his horses’ hooves, all the designs are clear to the eye. The reverse is designed by Benedetto Pistrucci.

Condition:
Extremely Fine Plus

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Weight .2 kg
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