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GI27252

Victoria 1872 Sovereign St George AU58, ex RMS Douro shipwreck

Regular price £950
Regular price Sale price £950

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Sovereign, 1872, third young filleted head left, legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REG: F: D:, rev. St George and dragon right, long tail to horse, date in exergue, small B.P initials to upper right (Bentley 307; Marsh 85; S.3856A). Toned, with some surface marks, has been slabbed and graded by NGC as AU58 with R.M.S. Douro Shipwreck label.

NGC certification 4472337-245 with RMS Douro label.

Calendar year mintage not separated from the much more plentiful shield reverse type, grand total = 13,486,708.

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

This coin likely comes from the RMS Douro coins that came to market after the auction of November 1996.

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