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Victoria 1869 Shield Back Sovereign

Price £475

Victoria 1869 Shield Back Sovereign

Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1869, die number 13, second larger young head left, WW incuse on truncation without stops, date below, curvy 6 without bulb, raised die flaw to left of date onto neck, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 13 below lightly flawed, only a lower left serif to 1, others absent, emblems below, end of second word lightly die flawed, edge milled (Marsh 53; MCE 529; S 3853; Bentley 1111 this coin).

Hairlined, otherwise toned, about extremely fine, reverse better.

ex Bentley Collection, part 3, Baldwin Auction 79, 8th May 2013, lot 1111. Douro Cargo, Spink Auction 118, 20-21 November 1996, lot 558 (part). Calendar year mintage 6,441,322