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The Remarkable Woman who defined the Nineteenth Century.

The young Victoria inherited the throne in 1837 at the age of 18. Her reign would last for more than 63 years, a Victorian-era characterised by unprecedented change and progress. As queen and empress, Queen Victoria saw the British Empire spread far and wide, and when she died in 1901, almost a quarter of the world’s population used coins that bore her portrait.

Her final portrait, by Thomas Brock RA, was introduced in 1893 and shows us a dignified and veiled queen. This coinage portrait would be her last and was struck until Queen Victoria’s death in 1901.


Specification Value
Denomination Crown
Alloy .925 Sterling Silver
Weight 28.28 g
Diameter 38.61mm
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Specification Value
Obverse Designer Thomas Brock
Quality Circulating
Pure Metal Type Silver
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