1887-M Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign (Marsh R3 - NGC MS60)

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1887-M Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign (Marsh R3 - NGC MS60)

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) on truncation.

NGC holder and graded MS60, one of the key rarities in the Melbourne Mint Victorian series. Only 6 1887M's have been graded in higher grade by NGC, making this one of the best examples available.

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 - Melbourne Mint Australia ('M')
- Obverse by William Wyon
Marsh 68 R3; S.3854A
1,916,424 including St George reverse
- Struck in 22ct gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Reverse Shield design by Jean Baptiste Merlen
- Die Axis: ↑ ↓

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