Victoria (1837-1901), Plain edge Proof, Gothic Crown, 1847,

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Victoria (1837-1901), Plain edge Proof, Gothic Crown, 1847, engraved by William Wyon , crowned gothic style bust left, small ww on truncation, trefoil and arc border, legend in gothic lower…
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£2,750.00

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Description

Victoria (1837-1901), Plain edge Proof, Gothic Crown, 1847, engraved by William Wyon , crowned gothic style bust left, small ww on truncation, trefoil and arc border, legend in gothic lower case font reads “VICTORIA DEI GRATIA BRITANNIAR REG FD. Crowned cruciform shields, emblems in angles, garter star at centre, w – w incuse either side of the top crown, date in roman numerals in lower right of script, legend surrounds from upper left quarter as TUEATUR UNITA DEUS ANNO DOM MDCCCXLVII, N over inverted N in UNITA, edge plain (S.3883; ESC. 291B; Bull 2578).

A very rare example of the plain edge issue for this type, some hairlines and nicks, edge chipped above the X in the date line. Very fine and very rare, an academic piece.

Specification

Period 1837 - 1901
Date 1847
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Crowns

Coin Ruler

Victoria

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Plain edge proof,.

References S.3883; ESC. 291B; Bull 2578

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