First year of the Veiled head portrait by skilled Royal Mint engraver Sir Thomas Brock.

Calendar year mintage of 20,405 - The 1893 Five-Sovereign is much harder to find than the Jubilee 1887 of which over 50,000 were minted.

The abbreviated Latin legend translates as "Victoria, by the grace of God, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Empress of India."

Specification

Specification Value
Denomination £5
Alloy 22 Carat Gold
Reverse Designer Benedetto Pistrucci
Obverse Designer Thomas Brock RA
Year 1893
Specification Value
Pure Metal Type Gold
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