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Victoria 1871 Shield Back Sovereign

Price £300

Victoria 1871 Shield Back Sovereign

Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1871, die number 70, third young head left, W.W. in relief on truncation, date below, die flaw at last two letters of legend, rev crowned shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 70 below, emblems below, edge milled (Marsh 55; MCE 531; S 3853B; Bentley 1156 this coin).

Some black deposit around rim and border teeth, light nicks and hairlines, otherwise toned, good fine.

ex Bentley Collection, part 3, Baldwin Auction 79, 8th May 2013, lot 1156. Paul Davies Ltd, Ilkley, via A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, October 2006. Calendar year mintage 8,767,250