Dec 9, 2009
Dec 9, 2009

Five Pound Piece: Victoria (obverse); St. George and the Dragon (reverse)

Five Pound Piece: Victoria (obverse); St. George and the Dragon (reverse)


Part of a set. See all set records


after Benedetto Pistrucci

(Italian, 1784–1855)

designed by

Thomas Brock

(British, 1847–1922)


Diameter: 3.7 cm (1 7/16 in.)

Weight: 39.707 g (1.4 oz.)

The Norweb Collection 1969.220


Did you know?

This coin was not for circulation and only appeared in proof sets.


After the minor storm of dislike which blew up over the 1887 Jubilee design, Thomas Brock, R.A., designed a new obverse, usually known as the "old head" type.

See also
MED - Numismatics
Medieval Art
Type of artwork: 
Credit line: 
The Norweb Collection

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