Victoria Silver Fourpence "Jubilee Head"
1888
Victoria Silver (Maudy) Fourpence "Young Head"
1838-1887
Victoria Silver Fourpence "Young Head"
1838-1855
The silver fourpence is also known as a "groat" a name
given to thick silver coins in the middle ages.

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 was only issued
for use in British Guiana and only for one year 1888.

The "Old head" was designed by Sir Thomas Brock but
engraved by George William de Saulles.

Some coins were issued for currency and they have a
different reverse to the Maundy coins. The reverse of
the regular fourpences feature a seated Britannia and
the words FOUR PENCE.
The quality of the strike of Maundy set coins tend to be
finer.The Maundy fourpence reverse has a large
number 4 in the centre.

1838-1901 Silver, 1.9 grams, 16mm Diameter.
VICTORIA SILVER FOURPENCE
1838-1901
Courtesy of Rob Pearce
www.rpcoins.co.uk
Courtesy of Derek Allen
Courtesy of Rob Pearce
www.rpcoins.co.uk
Courtesy of Tom Harrington
Victoria Silver (Maundy) Fourpence "Old
Head" 1893-1901
GEORGE IV
GEORGE III
GEORGE II
GEORGE I
ANNE
WILLIAM III
WILLIAM & MARY
VICTORIA
EDWARD VII
ERROR COINS
GEORGE V
GEORGE VI
WILLIAM IV
EDWARD VIII
GRADING COINS
PRICE GUIDE
CROMWELL
JAMES II
CHARLES II
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