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Victoria 1870 Shield Back Sovereign

Price £475

Victoria 1870 Shield Back Sovereign

Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1870, die number 80, third young head left, W.W. in relief on truncation meets field, two strands of hair at bun near G of legend detached, extra curl at terminal of ponytail, date below, low 7 in date, letter C and first A of obverse legend flawed, die flaw from tip of neck, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 80 lightly flawed below, large 8, smaller 0, emblems below, edge milled (Marsh 54; MCE 530; S 3853B; Bentley 1129 this coin).

Light surface marks, otherwise good very fine, reverse better.

ex Bentley Collection, part 3, Baldwin Auction 79, 8th May 2013, lot 1129 Calendar year mintage 2,189,960