Victoria (1837-1901), Gold Sovereign, 1872, die number 72, third young head left, w.w. in relief on truncation, date below, rev crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, die number 72 below, emblems below, (Bentley 278 this coin; Marsh 56; M.C.E. 533; S.3853B).
Dig on cheek, streaks of tone on reverse, uneven circle of tone on obverse, light surface marks, nearly extremely fine.
ex Douro Cargo, Spink Auction 118, 20-21st November 1996, lot 1324pt. Bentley Collection part 1, Baldwin Auction 73, 8th May 2012, lot 278.