1843 Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign (Very RARE 1843/2 in date)
1843 Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign
Very RARE (Marsh R5) 1843/2 in date few known examples.
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 of truncation.
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 in 22ct .916 gold
- 7.98g Weight/ 22.05mm Diameter
- Featuring the Obverse bust by William Wyon
- Featuring Reverse design of the Victorian Shield
- Die Axis: ↑ ↓