English Maundy Money Twopence

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English silver twopence, Maundy Set, 1860

Diameter 18mm

The obverse features the bust of Queen Victoria facing left and the inscription, 'VICTORIA D:G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F:D', a Latin abbreviation meaning 'Victoria By the Grace of God Queen of Britain, Defender of the Faith'. The reverse features a large central '2' dividing the date, and a crown above within a wreath of oak tied at the base with a bow.


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Donor ref:LEAMG : M886.1925.3 (66/16525)

Source: Leamington Spa Art Gallery and Museum

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