Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1872, die number 54, third young head left, w.w. in relief on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 54 below, emblems below (Marsh 56; M.C.E. 533; S.3853B).
Scratch on neck, digs by chin, other light surface marks and nicks, obverse rim nick, otherwise toned, good extremely fine.
ex Stacks, 21st February 1997, lot 1139. 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 595.