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'Queen Victoria' Commemorative Strike

  • Commemorating the 180th anniversary of Victoria's accession to the throne
  • Created with superb colour finish by master craftsman
  • A celebration of Britain´s golden era, plated in finest gold
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Amount due: £49.95

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Amount due: £49.95

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Queen Victoria was one of the most remarkable and longest reigning monarchs of Great Britain.... more
'Queen Victoria' Commemorative Strike
Queen Victoria was one of the most remarkable and longest reigning monarchs of Great Britain. Crowned in 1837, aged just 18, at a time when the monarchy's popularity was at an all-time low, her 64-year reign - known as the Victorian age - bore witness to remarkable social, political and economic changes. The popular queen was married to Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. His early death, however, was a trauma that she never quite overcame. Queen Victoria, fifth in line to the throne, was born 'Alexandrina Victoria' on the 24th of May 1819 at Kensington Palace in London. She was the only child ofPrince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn and his wife, Princess Maria Louisa Victoria of Saxe Coburg and Gotha. The little Victoria was called 'Drina' by the family, and was named Victoria later.After the death of her uncle William IV, Victoria ascended the throne on the 20th of June 1837 at the age of 18. The five hour coronation ceremony took place a year later at Westminster Abbey. For thefirst time, the members of the House of Commons also took part in the ceremony - a sign of the increasing democratisation of the country. In 1836 Victoria had already made the acquaintance of her cousin, the German Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and had fallen in love with him. In 1839 they got engaged and they wed on the 10th of February 1840. Victoria and Albert had nine children, allof whom were married advantageously, thereby establishing connections between the English Royal Family and almost all of Europe's aristocracy. During the 64 years of her reign, Queen Victoria shaped world politics. As a constitutional monarch she was the de facto ruler of more than one fifth of the earth, and of one third of the world's population. During her reign Great Britain enjoyed an economic boom and the British Empire was at the peak of its power. Victoria died on the 22nd of January 1901 in the family's summer home, Osborne House on the Isle of Wight, in the arms of her favourite grandson, the German Emperor Wilhelm II. The time of her reign, - the 'Victorian Era', went down in history as the most successful era of the British Empire. The 24-carat gold-plated 'Queen Victoria'commemorative strike is highly sought-after by collectors worldwide as a magnificent testament to a golden age in our history, the Victorian Era, which started exactly 180 years ago with Victoria ascending the throne.
Details
Limitation: 9,999 complete collections
Weight: 32 g
Material (details): Copper gold-plated with colour sticker
Issue Year: 2010
Issue Country: Great Britain
Diameter: 40 mm
Obverse: Victoria 1837 - 1901
Reverse: Kings and Queens of the UK
Finish: Gold-plated
Material: Copper
Quality: Proof
First Issued: 2010 to 2015
Country: Great Britain

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