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Victoria 1869 Shield Back Sovereign

Price £475

Victoria 1869 Shield Back Sovereign

Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1869, die number 9, second larger young head left, WW incuse on truncation without stops, date below, curvy rounded 6 with bulbous top, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 9 below lightly flawed, emblems below, light hint of doubling to legend, edge milled (Marsh 53; MCE 529; S 3853; Bentley 1109 this coin).

Red spot on crown, light surface marks, otherwise about very fine, reverse better.

ex Bentley Collection, part 3, Baldwin Auction 79, 8th May 2013, lot 1109. Spink and Son Ltd, July 2004. Calendar year mintage 6,441,322