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Victoria 1887 Five-Pounds MS64 PL

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Five Pounds, 1887, Jubilee type crowned bust left, J.E.B. initials on truncation, VICTORIA D: G: BRITT: REG: F: D: rev. St George and dragon right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue (S.3864). Some light surface marks and hairlines, brilliant, good extremely fine, has been graded and slabbed by NGC as MS64 PL.

NGC certification 4600778-010

The Latin legend translates as "Victoria by the grace of God, Queen of the Britons, Defender of the Faith."

Looking at the NGC population report for the 1887 gold Five Pound piece we not they have graded a total of 466 pieces as of late October 2017. Of these only 35 have been given the "prooflike" PL accolade. This coin is one of only six pieces to be graded a "64 PL" with only one PL accoladed piece higher in grade.

Calendar year mintage of 53,844.

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