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BI01989

Sovereign 1888 Sydney, second legend (DISH S10)

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1888, Sydney, Australia Mint, Golden Jubilee style bust facing left, small crown and veil on head, pearl earring and 13 pearl necklace, J.E.B. initials raised on truncation with right angled J, initials of engraver J Edgar Boehm, second abbreviated Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D:G: BRITT: REG: F:D: rev. struck en medaille, St George and dragon right, horse with short tail, broken lance to left on ground-line, tiny WWP under lance, initials of William Wellesley Pole, Master of Mint when design introduced, S mint mark at centre of ground-line, date in exergue, initials B.P to upper right, for engraver Benedetto Pistrucci, edge milled (DISH S10 C2; Marsh 139; S.3868B). Hairline scratch in obverse field near nose, otherwise almost very fine to very fine.

Sold as part of the David Iverson Collection on the 130th anniversary of the Jubilee head Sovereign - coin JH19

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