1887 to 1892
Values, images, and specifications for British shilling
coins from 1887 to 1892. (jubilee head)
The Queen Victoria era 'jubilee head' United Kingdom shilling
obverse features the robed jubilee bust of the mature Victoria,
facing left, adorned with jewellery, veil, and a small crown.
The reverse shows a shield with the royal crown above.
The quadrants represent member kingdoms of the UK:
3 lions for England, 1 lion for Scotland, and harp for Ireland.
The design is surrounded by a garter, with the date below.
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
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