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Victoria 1873 Shield Back Sovereign

Price £525

Victoria 1873 Shield Back Sovereign

Victoria (1837-1901),Sovereign, 1873, die number 12, third young head left, W.W. in relief on truncation, date below, date and legend slightly doubled both sides, V flawed, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 12 below, the 2 disjointed, emblems below, some letters in legend die flawed, edge milled (Marsh 57; MCE 535; S 3853B; Bentley 1205 this coin).

Scratch above 3 of date, some light surface marks and rim nick on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine, reverse better.

ex Bentley Collection, part 3, Baldwin Auction 79, 8th May 2013, lot 1205. Calendar year mintage 2,368,215.