½ Crown - Victoria 3rd portrait

Features

Issuer United Kingdom
Queen Victoria (1837-1901)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1893-1901
Value ½ Crown = 2 Shillings 6 Pence (⅛)
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 14.14 g
Diameter 32.3 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 31 December 1969
Number N# 7858
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 782,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Sp# 3938
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.

Obverse

Older veiled bust ('Old head') of Queen Victoria left, wearing the Sapphire and Diamond coronet, legend around.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
VICTORIA·DEI GRA·BRITT · REG
T.B.

Translation:
Victoria by the Grace of God Queen of the Britains
(Victoria Dei Gratia Britanniarum Regina)

Engraver: Thomas Brock Read more on Wikipedia

Sir Thomas Brock KCB RA was an English sculptor, whose works include the monument to Queen Victoria in front of Buckingham Palace.

Reverse

Crowned quartered shield of arms in collar, legend around, divided date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
·FID·DEF· IND·IMP·
HALF 18 97 CROWN

Translation:
Defender of the Faith Empress of India
(Fidei Defensatrix Indiae Imperatrix)

Engraver: Thomas Brock Read more on Wikipedia

Sir Thomas Brock KCB RA was an English sculptor, whose works include the monument to Queen Victoria in front of Buckingham Palace.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

The standard weight of these coins was 5/11 troy ounce (218.2 grains).

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1893  1 792 600 $ 16 $ 25 $ 39 $ 93 $ 220 17%
1893  1 300 $ 2600 0.5% Proof
1894  1 524 900 $ 19 $ 24 9%
1895  1 772 600 $ 18 $ 33 14%
1896  2 148 500 $ 13 $ 19 $ 19 16%
1897  1 678 600 $ 12 $ 34 $ 41 $ 230 $ 370 18%
1898  1 870 000 $ 18 $ 33 $ 200 17%
1899  2 863 800 $ 10 $ 14 $ 15 $ 31 24%
1900  4 479 100 $ 12 $ 21 $ 21 $ 21 $ 79 $ 360 30%
1901  1 516 500 $ 9.80 $ 14 $ 14 $ 32 16%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232204
Lot 64546
Internet Archive
Jan 20, 2022 1893 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232113
Lot 61417
Internet Archive
Mar 31, 2021 1893 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 33863
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1893 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR66)
USD 2760.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32831
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1893 – Proof UNC
(NGC PR64 Cameo)
USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32830
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1893 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR65 Cameo)
USD 2640.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32829
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1893 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR67 Cameo)
USD 4080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32832
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1893 – Proof UNC
(NGC PR64)
USD 900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232047
Lot 63430
Internet Archive
Nov 18, 2020 1893 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR63 Deep Cameo)
USD 3120.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2020 November 5 - 6 World & Ancient Coins Platinum and Signature Online Auction - Dallas 3088
Lot 34818
Internet Archive
Nov 5, 2020 1893 – Proof UNC
(NGC PR67)
USD 2880.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Crown - Victoria (3rd portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 33132
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1893 – Proof UNC
(PCGS PR65 Cameo)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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