A good Extremely Fine 1864 Sovereign
Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1864, die number 100, second larger young head left, ww incuse on truncation without stops, date below quite doubled, stub top to 4, curvy rounded 6 with bulbous top, obverse legend doubled, trace of doubling on reverse, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 100 slightly double struck below, emblems below, 7.97g (Marsh 49; MCE 525; S 3853).
Red spot in obverse legend, a few more red spots and rim nick on the reverse, other light marks, extremely fine / good extremely fine.
ex Douro Cargo, Spink Auction 118, 20-21 November 1996, lot 1351 (part). ex Bentley Collection lot 137. Calendar year mintage 8,656,352.