Amost Very fine 1879 S Sovereign
Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1879 S, third young head left, w.w. in relief on truncation, date below, open C in queen’s name, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, mint letter S below, S appears to be over a higher S, 7.95g (McD 126; QM 55 S; Marsh 75; KM 6; Fr 11; S 3855).
Surface marks, good fine to almost very fine and unusual.
ex A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, purchased November 2008. ex Bentley Collection lot 662. Calendar year mintage 1,366,000 which includes St George reverse design pieces.