Silver coin; Denomination: Threepence
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

There were two forms of threepence, the currency issue and a special piece for the Maundy Thursday ceremonies - both numeral 3 on the reverse but the Maundy issues have a proof-like finish.

Obverse Description

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; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITT: REGINA F: D:

Reverse Description

Within an open oak wreath and below a crown, the numeral 3 dividing the date 1891

Edge Description


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