Extremely Fine 1868 Sovereign
Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1868, die number 23, second larger young head left, ww incuse on truncation without stops, raised die flaw from tip of neck to first I of queen’s name, date below, curvy rounded open 6 without bulb, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 23 below, emblems below, hint of doubling in reverse legend, die flaw joins the upper parts of some reverse letters, 7.97g (Marsh 52; MCE 528; S 3853).
Once cleaned, now toned, almost very fine / extremely fine.
ex Bentley Collection lot 517. Calendar year mintage 1,653,384