1870 Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign - Sydney Mint - Australia Type II Sovereign . P&P: + £19.99 P&P . FOR SALE! Coming from a mintage of 64,013, combined with the Jubilee Head types, the 1887 Melbourne is one of the scarcest half sovereigns ever issued. 1887 Queen Victoria £5 Five Pound Sovereign Solid Gold Coin. The Sovereign was first chartered by Henry VII in 1489. Great Britain, 1887 Proof Jubilee Head Sovereign - Mintage of 797 pieces. £2,650.00. The Queen Victoria Jubilee Sovereigns were issued between 1887-1893 . In 1887, Britain began what would be a seven-year sovereign series to celebrate the 50 th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s reign. Free postage. 1887 GREAT BRITAIN VICTORIA 1887 GOLD TWO POUNDS, GRADED MS 64. Victoria 1887 Gold Sovereigns. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Victoria Jubilee Head 1887 - 1893 Our specific year Victoria Jubilee Head coins are selected from only the finest condition coins in our stocks and will be significantly higher in grade compared to our Specific Head sovereigns. Χρυσή λίρα Βικτώρια Jubilee 1887- 1893 H χρυσή λίρα της Βικτωριανής βασίλισσας χαρακτηρίζεται από τον σχεδιασμό του Αγίου Γεωργίου και του δράκου από το έτος του Ιωαβηλαίου (jubilee) το 1893. Hers was a glorious reign in which the British Empire had reached its zenith politically, economically, and technologically. This is legal British tender and is therefore free from CGT.The coin first appeared in her jubilee year of 1987 depicting Queen Victoria with her jubilee crown on the obverse, while the reverse depicts Benedetto Pistrucci's The St George design. The Half Sovereign Jubliee Head was the third half sovereign series to be struck at an Australian mint, with business and proof strikes struck at both Sydney and Melbourne from 1887-1893. Featuring Benedetto Pistrucci’s St George reverse, the Jubilee Series is distinguished by the obverse portrait by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm. £549.99. The 1887 Sydney Jubilee Head Sovereign - A Key Date In Any Grade July 13, 2012 Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee - the 50th anniversary of her reign, was celebrated in England on June 20th and 21st in 1887, and also in a series of events throughout Australia on the same dates. These Victoria Jubilee head coins are .2354 ounces of pure gold and are considered collectible artifacts of British history, which were minted since the late fifteenth century. Click & Collect. This is a Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign from Victoria's Jubilee year of 1887, featuring the traditional George and Dragon design provided in a plastic capsule. This is a Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign from Victoria's Jubilee year of 1889, featuring the traditional George and Dragon design provided in a plastic capsule. The lack of Mintmark denotes the London Mint. Half Sovereign 1887 Jubilee Head, Imperfect J in J.E.B. No member from this site currently wants to exchange it. £3,500.00. or Best Offer. The S mintmark denotes the Sydney Mint in Australia. The 1887 Sovereign is a prized rarity in the Queen Victoria Young Head Shield Sovereign series. The 1887 Half-Sovereign - Victoria Jubilee Head is an example of the Gold Half-Sovereign and is a gold coin, being as it's name suggests, half the value and half of the gold weight of a gold sovereign. 1887 Queen Victoria Jubilee Head Five-Sovereign Piece Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria 1887 Such were the celebrations for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1887 that it led the queen to record in her journal, "No one ever, I believe, has met with such an ovation as was given to me, passing through those six miles of streets. Australia, 1887 Melbourne Jubilee Head Sovereign - S-3867A, first obverse with angled 254734874578 features the robed jubilee bust of the. Half Sovereign 1887 Jubilee Head, Imperfect J in J.E.B. 1887-1892 British Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Avg Circ . Marsh 478C UNC and choice with good subdued lustre and excellent surfaces, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 85, the finest known of 40 examples thus far recorded by the LCGS Population Report, very rare to find any currency gold Half Sovereigns or … This is a Queen Victoria Gold Half Sovereign, struck by the Royal Mint in London in 1887. 1887 British Gold £5 Jubilee Head Coin The 1887 gold five pounds was issued in proof and normal (non-proof) versions, as part of the design change to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. ... $691.10 USD 1156 Victoria Jubilee Head 1887 - 1893 (Specific Year Sovereigns (Gold Sovereign (Gold … Fakes & Forgeries - 1887 Victoria Jubilee Head Fake Half Sovereign We illustrate and discuss forgeries of gold coins, including an 1887 Victoria Jubilee Head half sovereign, to help collectors & investors be alert. AUSTRALIA, 1887 MELBOURNE Jubilee Head Sovereign - PCGS MS62 - $2,050.00. 1887 Victoria Jubilee Sovereign Just like the Golden Jubilee of our own Queen Elizabeth II, the 50th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s accession to the throne was a focus for national and international celebration. Out of the seventeen years that this design ran there are only three key dates: the 1880 Sovereign struck at the Sydney Mint. Half Sovereign 1887 Jubilee head A gold coin (19 mm diameter with plain edge) featuring the Jubilee bust of Queen Victoria wearing imperial crown and facing left, a long veil falls behind the head, the bust is draped and decorated with the Star of the Garter, and also the badge of the Imperial Order of the Crown of India; around, … Introduction: One of the longest reigns in the British Empire is that of Queen Victoria’s. This coin was introduced during her Golden Jubilee. 42 - ½ Sovereign Obv:S/Rev XVIIa 12.5mm Br 1887 (Jubilee Old Head) 1889 (fr) 1 sovereign (Jubilee Head) Get this coin. The obverse of the coin bears the Jubilee head portrait of Queen Victoria. Fakes abound in gold coins. This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. The 1887 'jubilee head' UK shilling obverse. Its original design showed the King in full coronation regalia and on the reverse, the Tudor Rose, a reference to the union between the houses of Lancaster and York. The coin features the 'Jubilee Head' design of Victoria on the obverse and the shield design featuring the combined coat of arms for … The Victoria Jubilee Head was produced between 1887 and 1893 to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. This head portrays a more mature Queen and is perhaps the least flattering of Victoria’s coin portraits. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common … 1887-S Victoria Sydney Jubilee Head Sovereign RARE - DISH.S3 . The Empire extended to … This item will ship to United States, but … Sovereign 1887 St George, Jubilee head, Coin from United Kingdom (demonetised 1971) Coin Sovereign 1887 St George, Jubilee head; A gold coin (22.05 mm diameter with milled edge) featuring the Jubilee bust of Queen Victoria wearing imperial crown and facing left, a long veil falls behind the head, the bust is draped … with jewellery, veil, and a small crown. Marsh 478C UNC and choice with good subdued lustre and excellent surfaces, in an LCGS holder and graded LCGS 85, the finest known of 40 examples thus far recorded by the LCGS Population Report, very rare to find any currency gold Half Sovereigns or … Gold Sovereign - Victoria Jubilee Head 1887 London. 1887 Victorian Sovereign with the Jubilee Head containing 7.98g of 22ct gold.London Mint. It is estimated that a total of around 600 examples remain today making it extremely difficult to source at or above AU. 1887 Queen Victoria Jubilee Head £5 Five Pound Sovereign Gold Coin struck in solid 22 Carat Gold Certified Slabbed and Graded by PCGS as AU58. The Queen faces to the left on these coins and are struck in medal alignment. Shipping and handling. £1,545.00 + P&P . 1857 GVF Queen Victoria Gold Shield Reverse Full Sovereign. Australia, 1887 Melbourne Jubilee Head Sovereign - S-3867A, first obverse with angled J in JEB initials. The coin features the 'jubilee head' design of Victoria on the obverse and the classic design of St. George slaying the dragon by the 19th Century Italian master … 1887 Victoria Gold Sovereign.. Jubilee head obverse with St George Reverse. The reverse features St George Slaying the Dragon while the obverse depicts the Jubilee Head Portrait of Queen Victoria. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. 1887-1893-S Australia Gold Sovereign Victoria Jubilee Head Avg Circ . In 1887 a new portrait of Queen Victoria appeared, The Jubilee Head. The series shows only one obverse and one reverse type. London Minted Gold Sovereigns. This was the first Double Sovereign to be struck for … Numista Rarity index: 75 Search tips. This is a Queen Victoria Gold Sovereign from Victoria's Jubilee year of 1887, featuring the traditional George and Dragon design provided in a plastic capsule. Grades PCGS PR63CAM. 1887 Gold Sovereign - Victoria Jubilee Head - S Awaiting Stock. The obverse, designed by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, shows Queen Victoria … 1887 is a key year for the gold sovereign. There is obviously more profit and more reason to produce counterfeit gold coins than … The Royal Mint Gold Full Sovereign, minted in London in 1887.. You will receive a 22 carat gold coin, weighing 7.988 grams (with a pure gold weight of 7.322grams). £9.95 postage. Queen Victoria Bun ,Jubilee & Veil Head 1887-1890 Full Sovereign Coins Set Boxed. A brilliant example with flashes of proof-like reflectivity in the fields. Capital Gains Tax Free (CGT Exempt) Today, the half-sovereign is a commemorative coin, not issued every year and often only collected as part of a set. £640.00. A total of 7 variations were produced, the most for any year. Grades PCGS MS62 . Please note the year of mintage will be random from 1887 to 1893. Why is a Certified coin a better investment? Victoria posed for a number of head portraits, but there are generally three major variants: Young Head (1838-1887) by William Wyon, RA; Jubilee Head (1887-1893) by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm and Old Head (1893-1901) by by Sir Thomas Brock. mature Queen Victoria, facing left, adorned. We buy and sell 1887 proof or uncirculated gold five pound pieces at competitive prices. 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