Dissecting a Design: The coin that offended the Queen

To celebrate Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887, it was decided that a change would be made to UK coinage.

It was a big change, but it didn’t go smoothly. Click on the points below to find out more…


If you’re interested…

You can own an original 1887 Silver Crown for a price that may surprise you. It’s available for just £125, but I’ve only got a small number.

Relatively speaking, not many were struck and fewer were kept by collectors in the 19th century, so they’re tough to find in good numbers.

cpm uk 1887 queen victoria jubilee head silver crown in slab - Dissecting a Design: The coin that offended the Queen

Of course, they’re also well over 100 years old, so numbers are limited.

Click here to make one yours


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