Gold coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
The obverse employs the Veiled head portrait introduced for the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria in1893.
Veiled bust of Victoria left; around, VICTORIA . DEI . GRATIA . BRITT . REGINA FID . DEF . IND . IMP .; in small letters below bust the artist's initials T.B. (Thomas Brock).
Within an open wreath of laurel and oak leaves below a crown, SIX / PENCE; below, 1890
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
19 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.809 g (Weight)
Exhibition Collection Management
19 mm (Width)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3941 Pages