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Victoria 1871 Shield Back Sovereign

Price £400

Victoria 1871 Shield Back Sovereign

Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1871, die number 10, third young head left, W.W. in relief on truncation, date below, raised die flaws connects some letters of legend both sides, rev crowned shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 10 below, low 1, high 0, emblems below, hint of doubling in legend, edge milled (Marsh 55; MCE 531; S 3853B; Bentley 1142 this coin).

Scuffed with many tiny surface marks, light deposit on reverse rim, otherwise toned, good very fine.

ex Bentley Collection, part 3, Baldwin Auction 79, 8th May 2013, lot 1142. Calendar year mintage 8,767,250.