Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1871, die number 103, third young head left, w.w. in relief on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 103 below, emblems below (Bentley 576 this coin; Marsh 55; M.C.E. 531; S.3853B).
Some scuffs and surface marks with hairlines, light scratches on neck, otherwise with a black tone, good extremely fine.
ex Stacks, 21st February 1997, lot 1135. An Important Collection of Gold Sovereigns 1816-2000, offered as one lot, Sotheby, 16-17th November 2000, lot 525part. Bentley Collection part 2, Baldwin Auction 76, 27th September 2012, lot 576.