Victoria 1887 proof Florin CGS AU78

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Victoria 1887 proof Florin CGS AU78

Victoria (1837-1901), silver Proof Florin, 1887, crowned and veiled Jubilee type bust left, J.E.B. on truncation for engraver Joseph Edgar Boehm, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding both sides, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, rev. crowned cruciform shields, sceptres in angles, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, BRITT: REG: FID: DEF: (Bull 2954; Davies 810; ESC 869; S.3925). Attractively toned, some light hairline marks otherwise practically as struck, has been graded and slabbed by Coin Grading Service UK as UNC78.

CGS UK certification 12889-FL.V1.1887.05

 

The Latin legend translates as "Victoria by the grace of God," on the obverse and "Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith." on the reverse.

 

London Coin Grading Service as it is now termed, claim that grade 78 in their 100 point system is a traditional "UNC" and equates to an American Sheldon scale of 63-64.

 

Struck for the fiftieth anniversary, Golden Jubilee of the reign.

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£450
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