Victoria 1880 Half-Sovereign, type A5, die number 119

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Victoria 1880 Half-Sovereign, type A5, die number 119

Victoria (1837-1901), gold Half Sovereign, 1880, fifth young head left, type A5, date below, VICTORIA DEI GRATIA, toothed border around rim both sides, rev. crowned quartered shield of arms in frame, BRITANNIARUM REGINA FID: DEF:, die number 119 below, weight 3.99g (Marsh 455A R; S.3860F), Lightly toned a pleasing extremely fine and rare.

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

CI05927

£700
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