Queen Victoria / Queen Elizabeth II Shield Reverse Type Set (2 Sovereigns)

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Queen Victoria / Queen Elizabeth II Shield Reverse Type Set (2 Sovereigns)

Superbly presented 2 sovereign Queen Victoria set housed within luxury Royal Mint wooden presentation case, and capsulated in original Royal Mint capsules.

Original Queen Victoria Shield Reverse sovereign (1838-1887)

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.

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 gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Obverse by William Wyon
- Featuring Shield Reverse Jean Baptiste Merlen
- Die Axis: ↑ / ↑

(The example you will receive will be @Very Fine Condition)

Special design Jubilee Reverse 2002 Jubilee Sovereign :

2002: Shield design based on the original Victorian (1838-1887) Ensigns Armorial with plain shield surrounded by laurel leaves and crown. The initials TN denoting designer Timothy Noad placed within laurel leaves to the right of the shield. Celebrates the Golden Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II.


- Struck in 22ct gold
- Weight: 7.98g / Diameter: 22.05mm
- Obverse by Bertram Mackennal
- Featuring Reverse design Timothy Noad
- Die Axis: ↑ / ↑

(The example you will receive will be Uncirculated Condition)

Set Specification

- Number of Full Sovereigns: 2
- Fineness: .916
- Total Coin Weight: 15.92g (sovereign weighs can vary 7.96g-8.00g)
- Total Gold Content: 0.234 x 2 = 0.4708 Troy ounces 

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