young head, pg 3
1867 to 1879
Values, images, and specifications for British shilling
coins from 1867 to 1879. (young head, page 3)
The Queen Victoria 'young head' UK shilling obverse features
the head of young Victoria facing left, with ribbons in her hair.
The reverse shows the words 'ONE SHILLING', with the royal
crown above, surrounded by an oak wreath tied with a bow.
Below is the date.
dates not minted for circulation : 1837, 1847
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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