Victoria (1837-1901), Sovereign, 1871, die number 14, third young head left, w.w. in relief on truncation, date below, hint of doubling in legend both sides, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 14 below, emblems below, raised hairline flaw in last A of legend to rim, 7.97g (Marsh 55; MCE 531; S 3853B).
Tiny obverse rim nick, otherwise pleasing good extremely fine.
ex Douro Cargo, Spink Auction 118, 20-21 November 1996, lot 1377 (part). ex Bentley Collection lot 558. Calendar year mintage 8,767,250.