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HI29652

Victoria 1893 Two-Pounds, old head, MS62

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

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Two Pounds, 1893, crowned, veiled bust left, T.B. initials below truncation for engraver Thomas Brock, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA· DEI· GRA· BRITT· REGINA· FID· DEF· IND· IMP·, rev. St George and dragon right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue (Hill T35; Bull EGC 1378; S.3873). Toned, some light unobtrusive hairlines, graded and slabbed by NGC as MS62. The older bust by Thomas Brock becoming harder to procure in higher grades for the Five- and Two-pound series.

NGC certification 4863854-006

Calendar year mintage of 52,212.

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

Provenance:

Ex Spink Coin Auction 16, 9th July 1981, lot 703.

Ex Archer Collection, Spink Coin Auction, 10th December 2019, lot 313.

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