1850 Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign - SUPERB Ex Fine with lustre
1850 Queen Victoria Shield Reverse Sovereign
The 1850 Victoria Shield reverse sovereign is one of the more difficult dates to find. This example is one of the finest we have seen being @Extremely Fine with remaining lustre, we feel that bettering this example would be not be easy.
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: ↑ ↓