Victorian, Silver Crown, 1891
In 1891 this country survived what is known as ‘The Great Blizzard of 1891’. More than 14 ships were sunk and on land more than 220 died. Queen Victoria was on the throne and it was just 4 years after her Golden Jubilee. The largest silver coin issued at the time was the Crown or Five Shilling piece. It had the Jubilee Head bust of Queen Victoria on the obverse and St. George slaying the dragon on the reverse. These 38mm Crowns were struck in Sterling Silver. We can offer the 1891 Queen Victoria Blizzard Crowns in Very Good – Fine condition. Collectors will know that this is not all that easy a date to get. So jump in while our supplies last and get yourself an 1891 Queen Victoria Silver Crown.