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Great Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of Colonies

Great Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of ColoniesGreat Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of Colonies
Great Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of ColoniesGreat Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of Colonies
Great Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of ColoniesGreat Britain: Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee / Royal Arms & Shields of Colonies
Form: Circular
By: J. Moore
Date: 1887
Ref:  AM2: 34; BHM: 3265; Eimer: 1738; Laidlaw: 0410a;
Variations:
SizeMetalMassValue
38.2 mmCopper-Bronze25.4 gm$35
38 mmGilded White Metal$25
38.2 mmWhite Metal16.3 gm$15

Edge: Plain. Wide rim. Bronze 4.0 mm, white metal 3.5 mm.

Obverse: Head of Queen Victoria, left, crowned and veiled. Signed: “J. MOORE” on the truncation. Legend above: “IN COMMEMORATION OF THE JUBILEE REIGN OF H.G.M. QUEEN VICTORIA” and below between stops: “1837 – 1887”.

Reverse: Within a wreath of various national flowers (roses, thistles, shamrocks, maple, oak and others) across: “VICTORIA E.I. / BORN MAY 24.1819 / ASCENDED JUNE 20.37 / CROWNED JUNE 28.38 / MARRIED FEB 10.40 / JUBILEE 1887 (in an arc)”. Superimposed on the wreath, six shields bearing the coat of arms of Empire countries with their names on a ribbon which winds round the wreath. From the top clockwise: India, Cape Colony, Canada, Great Britain (at bottom, crowned), New Zealand and Australia.

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