Victoria 1839 Proof Groat, inverted die axis

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Victoria 1839 Proof Groat, inverted die axis

Victoria (1837-1901), silver Proof Groat, 1839, young filleted head left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIAR: REGINA F: D: rev. inverted die axis, Britannia seated right with trident and shield, date in exergue, FOUR PENCE legend surrounding, edge plain, weight 1.88g (Bull 3325; ESC 1933A R2; Davies 1203; S.3913). Darker tone with some light spots, otherwise practically as struck and the rarer die axis.

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

BM02470

£875
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