1 Florin - Victoria 1st portrait; 'Gothic' type

1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type) -  obverse1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1851-1887
Value 1 Florin = 2 Shillings (0.1)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 11.31 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 30 June 1993
Number N# 4840
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 746,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Sp# 3891-3901
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Coins of England & the United Kingdom : Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Crowned bust of Queen Victoria left, legend and date around.

Lettering: Victoria d:g:britt: reg:f:d:mdccclxxvii

Unabridged legend: Victoria Dei Gratia Britanniarum Regina Fidei Defensatrix mdccclxxvii

Translation: Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britains Defender of the Faith 1877

Engraver: William Wyon

William Wyon RA, was official chief engraver at the Royal Mint from 1828 until his death.

Reverse

Crowned cruciform shields of England, Scotland and Ireland, national flower emblems in angles, legend around.

Lettering:
One florin
one tenth of a pound

Engraver: William Dyce

Edge

Reeded

Mint

Royal Mint (Tower Hill), London, United Kingdom (1810-1975)

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 4/11 troy ounce (174.5 grains).

Obverse die varieties:

KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (1851-63) Type B1 - reads 'brit:', WW below bust, no die number;
KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (1864-67) Type B2 - similar as last but die number below bust;
KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (1868-79) Type B3 - similar as last but reads 'britt:' ;
KM#746.2, Sp#3894 (1877 only) Type B4 - similar as last but border of 48 arcs, no WW below bust;
KM#746.2, Sp#3895 (1877-78) Type B5 - similar as last but border of 42 arcs;
KM#746.4, Sp#3897 (1877-79) Type B6 - similar reads 'britt:', WW, no die number, border of 48 arcs;
KM#746.4, Sp#3898 (1879 only) Type B7 - similar as last but no WW, border of 38 arcs;
KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (1880-87) Type B8 - similar as last but younger portrait, border of 34 arcs;
KM#746.4, Sp#3901 (1887 only) Type B9 - similar as last but border of 46 arcs;

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1851  1 540 1.3% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdcccli) Proof
1852  1 014 500 $ 757 5% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclii)
1852  0.2% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclii) Proof
1853  3 919 900 $ 14 $ 18 $ 28 $ 42 $ 135 11% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdcccliii)
1853  0.11% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdcccliii) Proof
1854  550 400 0.8% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdcccliv)
1855  831 000 3% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclv)
1856  2 201 700 $ 45 6% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclvi)
1857  1 671 100 4% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclvii)
1857  0% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclvii) Proof
1858  2 239 300 4% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclviii)
1858  0% KM#746.1, Sp#3891(mdccclviii) Proof
1859  2 568 000 $ 1657 8% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclix)
1860  635 500 3% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclx)
1861  839 500 0.8% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxi)
1862  594 000 $ 6004 0.9% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxii)
1862  0% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxii) plain edge Proof
1863  938 500 1.4% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxiii)
1863  0% KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxiii) plain edge Proof
1863  0.11% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxiii)
1864  1 861 000 4% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxiv)
1864  0.11% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxiv) Proof
1865  1 580 000 3% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxv)
1866  914 700 2% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxvi)
1867  423 700 1.2% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxvii)
1867  0% KM#746.3, Sp#3892 (mdccclxvii) Proof
1868  896 900 2% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxviii)
1869  297 000 2% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxix)
1869  0% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxix) Proof
1870  1 080 600 3% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxx)
1871  0.11% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxx) Proof
1871  3 425 600 $ 6.29 $ 46 9% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxi)
1871  0.11% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxi) Proof
1872  7 199 600 $ 5.11 $ 13 $ 21 $ 24 $ 1597 18% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxii)
1873  5 921 800 $ 11 $ 11 $ 11 $ 37 $ 608 19% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxiii)
1873  0.11% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxiii) Proof
1874  1 642 600 $ 22 6% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxiv)
1875  1 117 000 4% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxv)
1876  580 000 3% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxvi)
1877  682 200 3% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxvii)
1877  0.8% KM#746.4, Sp#3897 (mdccclxxvii)
1878  1 786 600 5% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxviii)
1878  0.11% KM#746.2, Sp#3893 (mdccclxxviii) Proof
1878  1.1% KM#746.4, Sp#3897 (mdccclxxviii)
1878  0% KM#746.4, Sp#3897 (mdccclxxviii) Proof
1879  1 512 200 5% KM#746.4, Sp#3897 (mdccclxxix)
1879  0% KM#746.4, Sp#3897 (mdccclxxix) Proof
1880  2 167 100 $ 58 5% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxx)
1880  0% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxx) Proof
1881  2 570 000 3% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxi)
1881  1.0% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxi) broken die error MDCCCLXXrI
1881  0% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxi) Proof
1883  3 555 000 $ 14 $ 14 $ 29 12% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxiii)
1884  1 447 300 3% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxiv)
1885  1 758 200 $ 1033 5% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxv)
1885  0% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxv) Proof
1886  591 700 $ 786 4% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxvi)
1886  0% KM#746.4, Sp#3900 (mdccclxxxvi) Proof
1887  1 776 900 $ 27 $ 27 5% KM#746.4, Sp#3901 (mdccclxxxvii) mintage incl. KM#762
1887  0.8% KM#746.4, Sp#3901 (mdccclxxxvii) Proof

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232140
Lot 61480
Internet Archive
Oct 6, 2021 1852 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclii) UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 930.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 33082
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1852 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclii) UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Katz
E-Auction 41
Lot 3796
Internet Archive
Mar 4, 2021 1852 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclii) AU USD 441.70
(EUR 421.20)
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232143
Lot 64453
Internet Archive
Oct 27, 2021 1853 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdcccliii) UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 690.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31226
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1853 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdcccliii) Proof UNC
(PCGS PR64)
USD 9000.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232140
Lot 61481
Internet Archive
Oct 6, 2021 1856 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclvi) UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31423
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1859 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclix) UNC
(PCGS MS65)
USD 2040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 33083
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1859 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclix) UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 33859
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1862 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxii) UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 7200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Florin - Victoria (1st portrait; 'Gothic' type)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32814
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1862 – KM#746.1, Sp#3891 (mdccclxii) UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 5520.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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