1887 Victoria Jubilee Sovereign | The Royal Mint

1887 Victoria Jubilee Sovereign

  • Year-dated 1887
  • Struck in the year the ‘Jubilee Head’ was introduced
  • ‘Jubilee Head’ obverse portrait with the classic Pistrucci St George and the Dragon on the reverse
  • A Sovereign in 22 carat gold
  • Clear coin wallet with accompanying Royal Mint certificate of authenticity
Price: £560.00
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  • Product code: HISSOV87

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. Britain’s empire was at its height; heads of state, kings and princes attended the banquets and services held in her honour and soldiers from across the globe joined a grand procession to Westminster Abbey, which made its way through crowded streets. A new coinage portrait of the 68 year-old queen was created by Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, who depicted The Queen with a small crown in the effigy that became known as the ‘Jubilee Head’. This majestic Sovereign from the glorious Jubilee year itself is now available direct from The Royal Mint.

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