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Victoria 1869 Sovereign, die number 34, struck from silver alloyed yellow gold

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1869, die number 34, struck in yellow silver alloyed gold, second young filleted head left, W.W. incuse on truncation for engraver William Wyon, date below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA,rev.crowned quartered shield of arms, laurel wreath surrounding, die number 34 below, emblems below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:, weight 8.00g (Bentley 202; Marsh 53; S.3853).Toned, with some surface marks and hairlines, scratch on neck and in field otherwise a bold very fine, all die number 34 1869 Sovereign we have seen seem to be struck from a more yellow gold no doubt indicating the metal mix was alloyed with more silver than copper, rare.

Calendar year mintage 6,441,322.

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

A similar variety occurs in the Australian Sydney Mint Sovereign of 1870 where a proportion were struck in red gold and the rest in yellow gold.

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