British Gold Sovereign Victoria Old Head w/Veil Avg 1893
During the Victorian Era, from 1838 to 1901, the British Empire rose to its pinnacle of glory. The Capital of England, London now came to be known as the world capital of trading and finance as well. Which lead Britain to become the hub for technological innovations. British Gold Sovereign coins were struck for Victoria from 1838‐1901 and became the symbol of British financial solidity. Her rule was for a long 63 years and millions of sovereigns were minted at that time. They are divided into three main groups: Young Head (1837‐1887), Jubilee Head (1887‐1893), and Old Head (1893‐1901).