|VICTORIA SILVER TWOPENCE
|Victoria Silver Twopence "Young Head"
|Victoria Silver Twopence "Old Head"
|Victoria Silver Twopence "Jubilee Head"
|The currency twopence was issued for use in the
colonies, mainly the British Guina.
The "Young head" was designed by William Wyon, the
"Jubilee head" designed by Joseph Edgar Boehm but it
was engraved by L.C. Wyon, and the old head was
designed by Sir Thomas Brock but engraved by
George William de Saulles.
Some coins were issued for currency and some as
Maundy sets. The quality of the strike of Maundy set
coins tend to be finer.
1838-1901 Silver, 0.9 grams, 13mm Diameter.
|Courtesy of Derek Allen