A silver shilling minted in 1787 featuring the likeness of HRH King George III. At some point in the later Victorian era, this coin was encased in a glass locket and presumably worn on a necklace or fob chain. Was it someone's lucky charm?
base metal, glass, silver coin, new 14k gold chain
coin minted in 1787, c. 1880 locket
1 1/4" length including the bale, 7/8" width, 18" chain
1837 — 1901
please note:Terms of Sale
Antiques can be returned unworn and in original condition within 10 days of delivery for an exchange or refund minus the cost of shipping. Once a piece has been altered, including ring re-sizing, it is FINAL SALE.