Queen Victoria era UK shilling values, young head, page 1 (1838 to 1853)
Queen Victoria era UK shilling values, young head, page 1 (1838 to 1853)
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Queen Victoria era UK shilling values, jubilee head (1887 to 1892)
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Queen Victoria era UK shilling values, old veiled head (1893 to 1901)
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Queen Victoria era UK shilling values, young head, page 2 (1854 to 1867)
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What is a Queen Victoria shilling from the United Kingdom worth?


Values, images, and specifications for Victorian shilling coins from the UK, Great Britain,

England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, dependancies, and colonies from 1838 to 1901.

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UK shilling

Victoria

1838 to 1901

Victorian era shilling values - United Kingdom

Queen Victoria

The Queen Victoria era UK shilling

obverse features Queen Victoria facing left.


Early to middle years show the 'young head', with

the reverse showing 'ONE SHILLING' in a wreath.


The 'jubilee head' obverse was introduced in 1887,

showing an older Victoria wearing a small crown.

The reverse shows a crowned shield displaying coats

of arms inside a garter.


The design changed again in 1893, to the 'veiled head'

obverse, with the reverse showing 'ONE SHILLING'

and the date around three shields.


Further detail

Victoria became Queen in 1837 after the death of her

uncle (William IV), who had no legitimate heirs.


Victoria was the longest reigning British monarch at

nearly 64 years, until topped by Elizabeth II in 2015.


Victoria married Albert in 1840. The pair had 9 children,

who went on to marry in to royalty across Europe.

Victoria entered a protracted period of mourning

following Albert's death in 1861, lasting many years.

The Victorian era was one of dramatic change and

development in industry, science, culture, and politics.


12 pennies = 1 shilling = 1/20 of a pound


The first Victorian era UK shilling was minted

in 1838, and the last in 1901.

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