Gold coin; Denomination: Crown
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)

A crown is a 5 shillings coin

Obverse Description

Head of the Queen facing left wearing ribbon in hair; in small letters on neck truncation the artist's name W. WYON R.A.; around, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA; below, 1844

Reverse Description

Within an open laurel wreath, crowned shield quartered with the sarms of England (1 & 4), Scotland (2) and Ireland (3); around, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:; below, a rose, thistle and shamrock united.

Edge Description

Impressed into edge, DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI VIII (cinquefoil stops)

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