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CI06781

Victoria 1887 Half-Sovereign, Jubilee issue

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Half-Sovereign, 1887, Golden Jubilee issue, crowned and veiled Jubilee style bust left, I.E.B. on truncation for designer Joseph Edgard Boehm, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, rev. struck en medaille, crowned quartered shield of arms, date below, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF: edge milled, weight 4.01g (Marsh 478; S.3869). Toned, good extremely fine.

Calendar year mintage of 841,200.

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

Provenance:
Ex Spink Numismatic Circular, November 1989, item 5883.

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