1880-S Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign - A for V in VICTORIA
1880-S QUEEN VICTORIA SHIELD REVERSE SOVEREIGN - Inverted A for V in VICTORIA
Obverse : Young head of Victoria to left. Hair bound with double fillet and collected up into a Bun behind. Date below truncation with WW.(William Wyon) in relief on truncation.
Very Rare 'Inverted A for V in VICTORIA'
Reverse :The Ensigns Armorial within a plain shield and surmounted by a crown. A branch of laurel is shown on each side of the shield. At the bottom the Thistle, Rose and Shamrock are placed with a small flower stop each side.
Struck - Sydney Mint Australia ('S')
- Obverse by William Wyon
Marsh 76A R2; S.3855
1,459,000 including St George reverse
- Struck in 22ct gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Reverse Shield design by Jean Baptiste Merlen
- Die Axis: ↑ ↓