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JI33510

Victoria 1838 Sovereign XF45, young head shield reverse, first year

Regular price £3,750
Regular price Sale price £3,750

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1838, first young head left, W.W. raised on truncation for engraver William Wyon, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, rev. crowned quartered shield of arms within laurel wreath, emblems below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, BRITANNIARUM REGINIA FID: DEF:, edge milled, weight 7.99g (Bentley 36; Marsh 22 R; Bull EGC 1054; MCE.499; S.3852). Toned, some surface marks and few nicks both sides, has been graded by NGC as XF45, the first year of the Sovereign, rare.

NGC Certification 6515887-001

Calendar Year Mintage 2,718,6904

The Latin legends translates on obverse as "Victoria by the Grace of God," and on the reverse "Queen of the Briton's, Defender of the Faith."

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